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  • 12 November 2019

    2019 President's Report

    October 27th 2019 I am delighted that we had several very successful open days. These were kindly held in Ivan and Jean’s garage: our stalwart visitors welcomed refreshments during oft-Arctic conditions. A goodly proportion [...]

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  • 11 November 2019

    Help needed - Minutes Secretary

    The John Rae Society which is engaged in restoring the Hall of Clestrain, is looking for someone to be their minute secretary. The job entails preparing an agenda by emailing the Trustees, [...]

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  • 8 October 2019

    Photos from the John Rae Weekend

    All photos provided by John Welburn ABIPP Networking at the Arctic Conference in Stromness Stromness Primary and The Hope School pupils drawing the raffle after the [...]

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  • 30 September 2019

    2019 John Rae birthday eulogy

    Dr. John RAE’s birthday Good day. I am John Welburn, a happy servant of The John Rae Society. Sarah and I stay in Orphir. Our love of Orkney stretches back decades. John RAE’s story is enormous. [...]

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  • 4 September 2019

    Hall of Clestrain 250th Birthday !

    Happy 250th Anniversary to The Hall of Clestrain! 13th September 1769 to Friday 13th September 2019. Video of fireworks at the Hall If you would like to help us restore this grand old [...]

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