Events

26 October 2021
2021 AGM - Virtual

2021 AGM - Virtual

The Society’s Annual General Meeting this year will be on December 8th at 7pm and will be a virtual event [...]

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24 September 2021
Come celebrate John Rae, one of Orkney’s greatest sons, at birthday graveside ceremony

Come celebrate John Rae, one of Orkney’s greatest sons, at birthday graveside ceremony

John Rae Society invites the world to remember the remarkable life and achievements of Arctic explorer John Rae at St [...]

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23 September 2021
Report about Open Days at the Hall of Clestrain,  September 2021

Report about Open Days at the Hall of Clestrain, September 2021

Despite wet weather on the Sunday morning, we had a good turnout over the two days and visitors were very [...]

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13 August 2021
Video tour of the dig at the Hall

Video tour of the dig at the Hall

Orkney News, a loyal supporter of what we are doing at the Hall of Clestrain came down just before our [...]

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5 August 2021
Open day 2021

Open day 2021

Hello all,Clestrain on a bonnie day.During the dig we had fog over Scapa Flow and no sight of Hoy at [...]

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6 June 2021
Andrew's challenge # 3

Andrew's challenge # 3

After hurting my back in February, I was forced to cease my sea swimming! then I fell off my brother’s [...]

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26 April 2021
JohnRaeChallenge: Kiltwalk

JohnRaeChallenge: Kiltwalk

Cathy, the daughter of one of our Trustees Liz MacInally has taken part in the Great Kiltwalk and has raised [...]

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12 April 2021
On-Line Talk: The Hall of Clestrain – The Investigation and Salvation of a Most Precious Survival

On-Line Talk: The Hall of Clestrain – The Investigation and Salvation of a Most Precious Survival

By Tom Addyman, MA (Conservation of Historic Buildings) with distinction, established Addyman Archaeology, one of the leading archaeological companies in [...]

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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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