The first in a series of events to launch a new project looking at the industrial heritage of Orkney’s North Isles takes place in Stronsay next week.
A selection of scanned photographs from 1936 have been added to the Knowe of Lairo entry in our Tombs of the Isles resource.
We’ve been going through the archives again, this time adding pictures of the Rousay’s Knowe of Ramsay to the Tombs of the Isles listing.
Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon is one of the guests on the next episode of the television programme Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle.
Photographs of the 1934 excavation of the Knowe of Yarso, Rousay, have been added to our Tombs of the Isles resource.
Our new website section outlining a project to capture the oral history of Orkney’s North Isles is now available.
In August and September, excavation in the East Mainland parish of Holm revealed the remains of a Maeshowe-type chambered cairn.
Orkney Islands Council’s annual archaeological grant has re-opened for applications, with a deadline of November 30, 2023.
Photographs from the 1932-34 excavations at Midhowe have been added to its Tombs of the Isles entry.
A new ORCA-led project to research Orkney’s industrial heritage in the North Isles is about to get under way.
Orkney Archaeology Society’s annual Brochtoberfest event this weekend places the focus firmly on the Iron Age.
The fifth, and final, talk in our Tombs of the Isles series sees Dr Antonia Thomas discuss the rock art in the Holm of Papa Westray South chambered cairn.
The results of geophysical surveys carried out around the Contin parish church are the subject of a free public talk on Thursday evening.
The Orkney Renewable Energy Forum (OREF) is hosting a talk by ORCA’s Dan Lee, in Kirkwall, tomorrow evening, October 3.