Events

14 January 2022
JRS 2022 Talks:

JRS 2022 Talks:

The John Rae Society welcomes three Arctic experts to Orkney via Zoom in our second series of on-line talksto share [...]

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11 January 2022
Orkney Adventure Scouts renamed.

Orkney Adventure Scouts renamed.

About three years ago the Orkney Adventure Scouts decided to rename themselves the John Rae Explorer Scouts. So inspired were [...]

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10 December 2021
JRS 2021 AGM Report

JRS 2021 AGM Report

Visitors from the US and Canada as well as parts of the UK tuned in to hear more about the [...]

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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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