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President’s Report 2021 – 2022 Download Minutes of the John Rae Society 2021 AGM Download The John Rae Society Annual Report and Unaudited Financial Statements...

Name Statement John Welburn ABIPP – Address provided A Professional photographer for 63 years A associate of the British Institute of Professional Photography for 53...

Support the John Rae Society by purchasing the limited edition mugs in memory of Her Majesty made by Master Potter Andrew Appleby, the president of...

President of the John Rae Society, Andrew Appleby, has participated in the 2022 Arctic Circle Assembly from 13th Oct to 15th Oct in Reykjavik to...

You are welcome to join us for our Annual General Meeting. Time Venue Cost 16th Nov, 07:00pm – 09:00pm UK time TEAMS Meeting Free Click...

Winner Ticket No. Prize 6908 A weekend’s self catering for two at Skaill House 2070 A bottle of special edition Highland Park Whisky 2018 An...

The weather forecast for tomorrow at noon, the time for the John Rae Birthday graveside dedication marking his 209th birthday, looks pretty brutal. Please come...

Join us to celebrate John Rae’s 209th birthdayWe are planning two public events to mark the 209th birthday of Orphir-born Arctic Explorer John Rae on...

Join Us for an Arctic Afternoon, with Cake! Two of the world’s foremost Arctic experts will be helping us understand the sheer scale and complexity...

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

Sara Wheeler

The John Rae Society welcomes three Arctic experts to Orkney via Zoom in our second series of on-line talksto share their insights on various aspects...

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Help us define the John Rae Spirit. Using the link below we want you to choose up to 5 words from a shortlist of 10...