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25 January 2024
Help us build a Road to the Arctic

Help us build a Road to the Arctic

Our £150k ‘Road to the Arctic’ fundraising campaign will kick-start the building of the proposed John Rae Arctic Centre.We are [...]

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12 May 2024
Sir Michael Palin on why he champions  Dr John Rae

Sir Michael Palin on why he champions Dr John Rae

In an article in Press & Journal Sir Michael Palin gives an interview about his support of John Rae.Read [...]

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12 February 2024
Latest donation takes Road to the Arctic fund to more than £60k

Latest donation takes Road to the Arctic fund to more than £60k

Photo Credit … Ian Ritchie RAWith huge thanks and delight we are pleased to report another £3,000 donation to The [...]

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22 January 2024
Enjoy $500 discount on Adventure Arctic cruise as a JRS member

Enjoy $500 discount on Adventure Arctic cruise as a JRS member

copyright Dennis MintyWe are excited to be teaming up with cruise operator Adventure Canada to offer an exclusive discount for [...]

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21 January 2024
Archaeology Dec 2023

Archaeology Dec 2023

December might seem an odd time to commence an archaeological excavation! I must admit, I had my reservations. However, all [...]

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28 November 2023

Join us for our AGM in January

We look forward to welcoming members from across the globe to our AGM on January 10, 2024 at 7pm. To [...]

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7 October 2023

John Rae's 210th Birthday Graveside Ceremony

Orkney’s renowned Arctic explorer, John Rae had his 210th birthday, marked by this graveside ceremony on Saturday 30th September. We [...]

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26 September 2023

Patron Michael Palin sends birthday wishes to John Rae

We were delighted to receive birthday wishes for John Rae’s 210th birthday from renowned explorer, celebrity and John Rae Society [...]

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20 September 2023
Join us for a Rum do to celebrate John Rae’s 210th birthday

Join us for a Rum do to celebrate John Rae’s 210th birthday

We have an array of events to mark 21 decades since the birth of Arctic Explorer John Rae (1813 – [...]

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