“Harray Potter Ltd currently supports four charities: The John Rae Society; The St. Magnus Way; the Orkney Japan Association and The Longhope Lifeboat Museum. I offer these mugs for sale to support any of these Charities.”
A short film of the ceremony to mark the 208th year of the birth of Arctic explorer Dr John Rae, born 30th September 1813 at the Hall of Clestrain, Orphir, Orkney.
“Today, the 30th of September, is the 208th birthday of Orkney’s great hero, Dr. John Rae.”
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James Chalmers former College lecturer and JRS member is attempting to row across the Rae Strait in his living room as his part of the John Rae Challenge to help raise money for the restoration of the Hall of Clestrain
“Because of the current restrictions that you don’t need reminding about, we have created a virtual Open House so you can explore the Hall in 3D, fly in a Drone over the Hall, as well as examine some of the original documents about the building of the Hall.”
“Scottish archaeology is all about discovering Scotland’s stories and these are the chapters of people’s lives that we sometimes forget about, but that archaeology is uniquely placed to write. “
“Help us put Dr John Rae, one of Scotland’s greatest yet little-known Arctic explorers, firmly into the hall of fame where he belongs. “