Shapinsay and Sanday residents can look forward to a free talk and workshop exploring Neolithic rock art in Orkney later this month.
Our Tombs of the Isles project is back out in Eday next week, when Dan Lee will lead a walk to the Vinquoy chambered cairn.
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.