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Stromness Spirit of the Sea

Stromness Spirit of the Sea

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There’s an opportunity right after the Festival for further enjoyment, in the unique setting of the town of Stromness.

Stromness Spirit of the Sea is a new three-day event developed to celebrate the town’s long […]

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Slovenian Science Festival success

Slovenian Science Festival success

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Over 3000 students from 62 schools attended this year’s Slovenian Science Festival, to enjoy topics ranging from the frontiers of medicine to the exploration of space.

The Festival – now in its 18th year – […]

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Midwinter astronomy success

Midwinter astronomy success

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Amidst wind, rain and occasion flurries of snow, there were also several fine frosty nights for ‘Dark Skies Orkney’. The midwinter astronomy programme of events was coordinated by the Science Festival to bring together […]

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Midwinter astronomy festival for Orkney

Midwinter astronomy festival for Orkney

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Orkney had a midwinter astronomy festival in December 2011. Talks and stargazing took place across the mainland from Birsay to Deerness, and in Stronsay and Sanday as well.

The idea for the Festival emerged from […]