The next two launch events for the Tombs of the Isles project take place in Sanday and Westray in February 2022.
Rousay will play host to the inaugural event of a new project to explore the Neolithic chambered tombs in Orkney’s North Isles later this month.
The recording of October’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, October 29, 2021.
A project to celebrate, research and share the stories of the Neolithic chambered tombs in Orkney’s North Isles is about to get under way.
The island of Eday is the venue for the final field event of the Orkney Energy Landscapes Project, which will explore the story of peat – from its environmental history to peat cutting and exporting from the island.
Today was the first of many visits by the local schools. The first of the season this year was the P6-7 class of Lybster Primary. The class was first shown around the site and introduced to Iron Age Swartigill Burn. Alannah Edwards reports…
Orkney Viking week is set to go ahead from September 9-19, with both face-to-face and online activities on the programme.
A few photographs from today’s “Uranium Walk” led by ORCA’s Lifelong Learning and Outreach archaeologist Dan Lee and anthropologist Dr Richard Irvine from the University of St Andrews.
On Saturday, August 21, a “Uranium Walk” will follow the route from Yesnaby, Sandwick, to Drydale farm, Kirbister, Stromness. This will be followed, on August 25, by a walk around the Flotta oil terminal and discuss the coming of oil and the changes in the Orcadian landscape.
A smartphone app to allow visitors to experience some of the Western Isles’ most significant archaeological sites as never before was launched on Monday.
A smartphone app launching this month will allow visitors to experience some of the Western Isles’ most significant archaeological sites as never before.
The first event of the new Orkney Energy Landscapes project takes place next Saturday, June 26, at Burgar Hill in Orkney’s West Mainland.
A project exploring the past, present and future of energy production and its role in shaping the identity of islands communities has been relaunched and is looking for anyone interested in delving into Orkney’s energy heritage.
Dr Antonia Thomas, a lecturer and researcher at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute updated the Orkney Archaeology Society (OAS) on the St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project last month, and the video is now available.