Events

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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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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6 June 2023

Long Strides Launch, 19:00 17th June, Orkney Brewery

Dear Guests,The John Rae Society is delighted to invite you and another to the launch of The Orkney Brewery’s [...]

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31 May 2022
The John Rae Big Birthday Prize Draw

The John Rae Big Birthday Prize Draw

We have re-instated our annual draw! Tickets are £1 each and will be sent out to our members with the [...]

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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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