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14 September 2018
John Rae appointed as honorary chartered surveyor by RICS

John Rae appointed as honorary chartered surveyor by RICS

The achievements and life of pioneering Scottish explorer and surveyor Dr John Rae were celebrated by the Royal Institution of [...]

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6 August 2018
Buy Michael Palin's new book on Erebus

Buy Michael Palin's new book on Erebus

Published: Monday, 06 August 2018 13:52 A chance to buy Michael Palin’s new book  “ Erebus the story of a [...]

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6 August 2018
Donation from Adventure Canada

Donation from Adventure Canada

A couple of months ago we had an email from the Travel company Adventure Canada Tours to ask if we [...]

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9 February 2018
2018 John Rae Festival

2018 John Rae Festival

John Rae Festival 4th to 6th May 2018 Following the success of the inaugural Festival in May 2017, the John Rae [...]

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19 January 2018
Book review - Finding John Rae

Book review - Finding John Rae

This book review was first published by the Ormsby Review on https://bcbooklook.com The bane of the British Admirality Finding John Rae is [...]

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1 January 2018
Arctic Return

Arctic Return

We have heard from our friends in Canada that there is an expedition to the arctic planned in 2019 in [...]

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29 August 2017
Michael Palin agrees to become a Patron

Michael Palin agrees to become a Patron

The other day one of our Trustees received an email from Michael Palin saying that he is very happy to [...]

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10 July 2017
John Rae given the freedom of Orkney

John Rae given the freedom of Orkney

This year’s birthday celebrations for John Rae were considerably more complex than the previous year’s free party with live music! [...]

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23 May 2017
Famous visitor to the Hall

Famous visitor to the Hall

The other day we were approched by Michael Palin ( he of Monty Python and travel documentaries ) as [...]

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