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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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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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13 June 2017
Pigeon Poo clearance

Pigeon Poo clearance

The other day workmen from Paddy Casey, the builders, suitably attired for the task, set about to clear the inches [...]

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