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30 January 2019
Wind and Watertight Stage 1

Wind and Watertight Stage 1

Thanks to the hard work of Paddy Cassey Construction the first stage of the renovation of the Hall of [...]

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3 October 2018
John Rae birthday weekend 2018

John Rae birthday weekend 2018

The weekend of events to mark John Rae’s 205th birthday began with an open day at the Hall of Clestrain [...]

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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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14 June 2018
Sir John Richardson and Dr John Rae: Scottish Doctors and Explorers in Search of Franklin

Sir John Richardson and Dr John Rae: Scottish Doctors and Explorers in Search of Franklin

A talk by Adam Doskey, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignRoyal Hotel, Stromness Wednesday [...]

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19 March 2018
Talk by Tom Muir

Talk by Tom Muir

In the Wake of John Rae A review of the talk by Tom Muir at Stromness Town Hall Monday 2nd April 2018, [...]

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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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