The Mayfield Singers, George McPhee, Orkney string group The Sunday evening concert featuring the Mayfield Singers and organist George McPhee with guests is always a highlight, and last year it included the premiere of a new piece of
Stromness Spirit of the Sea is a new three-day event developed to celebrate the town’s long connection with the sea, from the great days of sail to the new horizons of wave and tidal energy.
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.
New dance honours great Scot A NEW DANCE WAS LAUNCHED at the Festival to honour one of the greatest Scots of all time – who has had all too little recognition in his own land. James Clerk Maxwell
A courtroom format in Orkney this week will tackle the question of climate change.
One of the world’s leading tree ring experts is coming to this year's Orkney Science Festival to outline evidence for catastrophes in ancient times.
Orkney clues to Pandora's secrets? A hunt is on for Orcadian links to the warship Pandora, wrecked off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef more than two centuries ago. The investigation brings in archaeology, history, genealogy and forensic science. The Pandora
Jane Goodall to open 2012 Festival One of the world’s leading figures in conservation is to open this year’s Orkney International Science Festival. Jane Goodall is internationally known for her ongoing study of chimpanzees in Tanzania that has spanned
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
Sanday Soulka Intrigued by the name? You’ll have to look it up on the website – www.sandaysoulka.org 2013 is the third year of the Sanday Soulka weekends, when island life is celebrated with a variety of activities designed to