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16 September 2020
The John Rae Challenge

The John Rae Challenge

Fed up with Covid? Tired of politics? How about doing the John Rae Challenge?#johnraechallengeHelp us put Dr John Rae, one [...]

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14 September 2020
John Rae Challenges

John Rae Challenges

We thought we would list some of the many challenges people are taking to raise money and awareness of John [...]

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19 October 2020
Archaeology 11: Final round up - for now!

Archaeology 11: Final round up - for now!

During lockdown, my wife, Sigrid and I decided to start the revamp of the wonderful cabin lent to JRS by [...]

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16 October 2020
Hall access road planning notice

Hall access road planning notice

Where the new access road will be.John Rae may have been known for his ‘long strides’ but the progress in [...]

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10 October 2020
2020 AGM - Virtual

2020 AGM - Virtual

The Society’s Annual General Meeting this year will be on October 25th at 7pm and will be a virtual event [...]

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6 October 2020
Results of our 2020 Draw

Results of our 2020 Draw

Photo by John Welburn ABIPPAll the lucky winners have been informed, sorry if you were not one of them but [...]

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30 September 2020
John Rae Birthday memorial 2020

John Rae Birthday memorial 2020

Because of the further COVID restrictions we had to scale back our usual graveside memorial to John Rae on his [...]

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24 September 2020
Virtual Open Day at the Hall of Clestrain

Virtual Open Day at the Hall of Clestrain

Because of the current restrictions that you don’t need reminding about, we have created a virtual Open House so you [...]

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22 September 2020
Imagined artwork of the Hall when John Rae was a boy

Imagined artwork of the Hall when John Rae was a boy

As part of the Scotland Digs Digital campaign, illustrator Sara Julia Campbell has reimagined a 19th-century scene from the Hall [...]

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20 September 2020
John Rae's steps - almost!

John Rae's steps - almost!

Well! You know that Sigrid and I initially found a paved entrance to the northern side of The Hall of Clestrain. [...]

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