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Broad Street Saturday

Broad Street Saturday

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Broad Street in Kirkwall is the setting for some of the Saturday afternoon events in the annual Orkney International Science Festival. There is the Vintage Rally organised by Orkney Vintage Club, with music by […]

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Europe’s Lost World

Europe’s Lost World

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Hunters with spears scan an ancient landscape that now lies beneath the waters of the North Sea. The search for the lost world of Doggerland was the subject of two fascinating sessions of talks […]

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Reasons for Hope OISF 2012

Reasons for Hope OISF 2012

The 12th-century St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall was the setting for the lecture Reasons for Hope by Jane Goodall on 7 September 2012 in the annual Orkney International Science Festival.

 

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The Grand Tour 2012

The Grand Tour 2012

This is a brief visit to four famous historical pipe organs in Germany, the Czech Republic and The Netherlands. High quality sampled version of these organs were played by Professor George Mcphee using the […]

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A Green and Medieval Afternoon 2011

A Green and Medieval Afternoon 2011

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Music and art, crafts and costumes, stories of people and ideas, all in the setting of the Earl’s and Bishop’s Palaces in Kirkwall, Orkney, in the 21st Orkney International Science Festival, September 2011

 

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Chemistry Show 2010

Chemistry Show 2010

The Flashing and Banging Chemistry Show lived up to its name in the 2010 Orkney International Science Festival, under the direction of Prof. Donald MacPhee of Aberdeen University.

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For A’ That 2009

For A’ That 2009

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Magda: We get so much wildlife around our house because of the trees we’ve grown. Stan started planting them when we moved in, more than thirty-five years ago. He kept a record of their […]