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1 June 2021
JRS Conservation Plan

JRS Conservation Plan

The John Rae Society commissioned Simpson & Brown Architects and Heritage Consultants to produce a Conservation Maintenance Plan for the [...]

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15 June 2021
President's Challenge # 4

President's Challenge # 4

Andrew DivingOrkney’s John Rae Society’s Fundraising group had the bright idea of asking supporters to do special sponsored challenges to [...]

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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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13 May 2021
PR help needed

PR help needed

The John Rae Society is looking for someone to lead the press and publicity activities for the Society as we enter [...]

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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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21 April 2021
Obituary: Ian Waddel 1942 - 2021

Obituary: Ian Waddel 1942 - 2021

Ian Waddell 1942 – 2021Ian Waddell Q.C. was due to give us a talk on the 5th May.Born in Glasgow, [...]

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12 April 2021
On-Line Talk: The Hall of Clestrain – The Investigation and Salvation of a Most Precious Survival

On-Line Talk: The Hall of Clestrain – The Investigation and Salvation of a Most Precious Survival

By Tom Addyman, MA (Conservation of Historic Buildings) with distinction, established Addyman Archaeology, one of the leading archaeological companies in [...]

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25 March 2021
Talk a great success

Talk a great success

Our talk On-Line Talk: Where Sheep May Safely Graze on the future of The Hall of Clestrain and the [...]

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20 March 2021
Successful first talk.

Successful first talk.

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

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5 March 2021
New series of On-Line Talks

New series of On-Line Talks

We are organising a series of Zoom hosted on-line talks and also Orkney Archaeology Society are hosting one for us [...]

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