Marks of devotion: exploring historic graffiti in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall – an article on Current Archaeology’s The Past website outlining the St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project.
The Uist Virtual Archaeology Project has been shortlisted for two awards in the 2022 Archaeological Achievement Awards.
Dr Ragnhild Ljosland updates us on her “Vikings, Pirates, and Shipwrecked Princesses” project.
Rock art in Neolithic Orkney is the subject of a talk by Dr Antonia Thomas in Papa Westray tomorrow evening, Friday.
Antonia will be joined by ORCA’s Chris Gee for a workshop on Saturday, November 19, looking at the inspiration, materials and methods used in the creation of Neolithic art.
Head to Rousay on November 19, and join the archaeologists from the UHI Archaeology Institute for a day of activities and talks – including the launch of a new podcast.
Three events are taking place in November as part of Vikings, Pirates, and Shipwrecked Princesses – a project recording folklore attached to Orkney names – and Book Week Scotland 2022.
The recording of Dr Ben Elliot and Dan Lee’s talk, delivered in Stronsay on September 13, 2022
The rescheduled Shapinsay launch event for the Tombs of the Isles project will take place on Tuesday, September 6.
To mark Scotland’s Year of Stories, a new project to record Orcadian folktales is being led by Dr Ragnhild Ljosland of the UHI Archaeology Institute
A news story about the St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project, which has seen the publication of a leaflet detailing some of the inscriptions found in the 12th century cathedral.
The Westray launch events for the Tombs of the Isles community project will take place on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1.
The UHI Archaeology Institute Tombs of the Isles community project reaches Eday this week, with launch events on March 3 and 4.
Ancient technology sessions with Eday schoolchildren, held during the launch of the Tombs of the Isles launch events, were hailed a great success last week.
Dates have been set for the rest of the Tombs of the Isles launch events in Orkney’s North Isles – including a new date for Westray, which had to be postponed this week.
Our Tombs of the Isles project reached Sanday last week, with launch events on Wednesday and Thursday.
The next two launch events for the Tombs of the Isles project take place in Sanday and Westray in February 2022.