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THE MAN WHO FOUND THE HERRING – Dr John Cumming Memorial Lecture

September 4, 2016 → 6:00 pm7:15 pm

£5 - £8

It’s two hundred years since Samuel Laing sent boats from Stronsay to hunt for herring – and open up a new industry for Orkney. Dr Simon Hall tells the story of a merchant and soldier who later made the Norse saga translation that launched the cult of the Vikings. Liz Ashworth provides a Georgian afternoon tea.

Tickets £8 & £5.

With the support of The Cuminga Trust

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Date:
September 4, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm ─ 7:15 pm
Cost:
£5 - £8
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Venue

Skaill House, Sandwick