Talks

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...

Tom Addyman, MA (Conservation of Historic Buildings) with distinction, established Addyman Archaeology, one of the leading archaeological companies in Britain, concerned with historic building, recording...

Bob Shepton on boat in arctic

Join Bob Shepton, Reverend and self-styled Arctic Explorer as he talks about his journey to Greenland and Baffin with the Wild Bunch! This was the...

Ken Stewart gives a talk on John Rae’s boyhood in Orkney, his medical training and work as a doctor, his Arctic expeditions and how he...

Ian Waddell Q.C. was due to give us a talk on the 5th May. Born in Glasgow, Ian emigrated to Canada with his parents at...

The archaeologists

By Tom Addyman, MA (Conservation of Historic Buildings) with distinction, established Addyman Archaeology, one of the leading archaeological companies in Britain, concerned with historic building,...

Hall with sheep

Our talk On-Line Talk: Where Sheep May Safely Graze on the future of The Hall of Clestrain and the Archaeological Investigations was a free on-line...

Ken Stewart

Forgotten Hero — Now Remembered    March 12th 2021  This was the first in our series of online talks about the Arctic and was very well...

We are organising a series of Zoom hosted on-line talks and also Orkney Archaeology Society are hosting one for us so there is lots to...

The Society’s Annual General Meeting this year will be on October 25th at 7pm and will be a virtual event using Microsoft TEAMS.  For those...

This year we are hosting three events at the annual Science Festival in Orkney as well as some open days at the Hall of Clestrain....