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16 September 2020
The John Rae Challenge

The John Rae Challenge

Fed up with Covid? Tired of politics? How about doing the John Rae Challenge?#johnraechallengeHelp us put Dr John Rae, one [...]

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5 March 2021
New series of On-Line Talks

New series of On-Line Talks

We are organising a series of Zoom hosted on-line talks and also Orkney Archaeology Society are hosting one for us [...]

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8 February 2021
Jim Chalmers completes his rowing challenge!

Jim Chalmers completes his rowing challenge!

James Chalmers former College lecturer and JRS member is attempting to row across the Rae Strait in his living room [...]

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19 January 2021
Rowing across the Rae Strait in the living room

Rowing across the Rae Strait in the living room

James Chalmers former College lecturer and JRS member is attempting to row across the Rae Strait in his living room [...]

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22 December 2020
Andrew's challenge # 2

Andrew's challenge # 2

Hello all you generous sports. Starting a challenge is far more of a challenge than actually doing it! This is [...]

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19 October 2020
Archaeology 11: Final round up - for now!

Archaeology 11: Final round up - for now!

During lockdown, my wife, Sigrid and I decided to start the revamp of the wonderful cabin lent to JRS by [...]

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16 October 2020
Hall access road planning notice

Hall access road planning notice

Where the new access road will be.John Rae may have been known for his ‘long strides’ but the progress in [...]

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10 October 2020
2020 AGM - Virtual

2020 AGM - Virtual

The Society’s Annual General Meeting this year will be on October 25th at 7pm and will be a virtual event [...]

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6 October 2020
Results of our 2020 Draw

Results of our 2020 Draw

Photo by John Welburn ABIPPAll the lucky winners have been informed, sorry if you were not one of them but [...]

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30 September 2020
John Rae Birthday memorial 2020

John Rae Birthday memorial 2020

Because of the further COVID restrictions we had to scale back our usual graveside memorial to John Rae on his [...]

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24 September 2020
Virtual Open Day at the Hall of Clestrain

Virtual Open Day at 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 [...]

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