led by the Cathedral's associate minister, Rev. June Freeth, with St Magnus Cathedral Choir.
Join photographer Ingrid Budge in an exploration of camera-less photography techniques to make images of botanical specimens from Orkney as part of Stromness Museum's year-long celebration of the life and work of Rev. Dr Charles Clouston. Ages 14+, booking essential from Stromness Museum 01856 850025. Organised by Stromness Museum with support from the Royal Society
Artists are increasingly bringing sound into visual works. Dr Marianne Greated of Glasgow School of Art explores the links between our senses of sound and vision – and their creative possibilities. Tickets £5 & £3.
Amateur astronomer Eric Walker takes us on an illustrated journey from early errors to more recent accomplished efforts, taken from in and around his home observatory in the Highlands. He will give an insight into the tools, techniques, and emotional fortitude required to produce some spectacular images.
Cars are now in production using a radically new design of electric motor by Slovenian physicist and inventor Andrej Detela. Could novel solutions be found to other challenges? The starting-point, he says, in a lecture marking the centenary of the birth of physicist David Bohm, is to look afresh at fundamental concepts in physics.
Prof. Donna Heddle of UHI’s Centre for Nordic Studies tells the story of Earl Rognvald’s voyage to Jerusalem and sojourn in Narbonne, and the images woven into his poems of the journey. Tickets £5 & £3.
Local history tells of two Spanish Armada ships wrecked in Orkney, but no ships have been found in the Spanish archives to fit. Dr Howie Firth tells of an explanation, Matjaž Vidmar describes the lady who developed it, and Dr Edvard Kobal tells of her later life in the mountains of Slovenia. Followed by canapés and refreshments by Sam Britten to celebrate the Slovenian anniversary. Tickets £10. With the support of the Cuminga Trust