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Orkney Science Festival event coming up Sunday 8 September 10am-2pm SHORE AND SEAWEED WORKSHOPS Come out to the West Shore for four family-friendly activities. Learn to identify seaweeds and make your own seaweed artwork. Forage for pigments and mark-making materials – and for seaweeds and plants, and build a beach fire to cook a foraged … Continue reading
A mention in the Observer from columnist Kenan Malik was a lovely surprise – see here. A forest of water horsetails at Stanger head, Flotta
A trip to Westray allowed time to enjoy some fulmar flypasts and quiet reeding (or are they rushes?). Thank you to Sandy and Willie for a break in their lovely cottage in Pierowall bay – St Clair’s.
This exhibition, on now in Kirkwall at the Old Library, is the culmination of the work of all 174 first year pupils at Kirkwall Grammar School who worked over several months exploring the townscape heritage of Kirkwall. This project, funded by Kirkwall THI, began some months ago with architect Leslie Burgher talking to pupils about … Continue reading
To accompany the showing of Agnés Varda’s The Gleaners and I, a workshop looking at what can be gleaned from old magazines to re-imagine Papay, gathering archive and found images to reveal an unexpected harvest. Saturday 16 Feb 2-4pm Kelp Store, Papay.
image: The Merlin II through rainy windows at the Pier Arts Centre It’s that time of year, the Open Exhibition at the Pier Arts Centre. Word is that it is bigger than ever this year. I’ve entered these two single edition photographs taken from Alfie’s Pier, Stromness. From Alfie’s Pier I From Alfie’s Pier II … Continue reading
The talk in Westray tonight is off – to be rescheduled for a less stormy day!