SCAPA 100 update

There are around 6 weeks to Scapa 100: The Orkney Story conference – have you booked your place?

Full delegate fee is set at £120 and includes lots of benefits see here.

Individual sessions (any morning or afternoon session) can be booked for just £25 including coffee / tea.

£5 tickets are available for all talks on the door – no need to book.

To book your place email Siobhan at conference@stromnessmuseum.co.uk

See programme details here.


The Sunday day trip details are announced

NESS BATTERY / CHURCHILL BARRIERS / ITALIAN CHAPEL / ORKNEY FOSSIL & HERITAGE CENTRE, BURRAY

A full day is planned to give delegates the opportunity to experience how deeply embedded the history of Scapa Flow is within the Orkney landscape.

This tour, with expert guide Andrew Hollinrake, takes in the evocative site Ness Battery and its remarkably preserved mural before heading off on a bus tour of Scapa Flow down to the poignant Italian Chapel, across the striking Churchill Barriers to the Orkney Fossil & Heritage Centre in Burray for lunch, and to view their displays on Scapa Flow and the building of the barriers.

Place are limited to 32

Cost £40 this includes entry to all locations and lunch

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE CONTACT hello@kolekto.co.uk

09:00:  COACH DEPARTS STROMNESS FERRY TERMINAL CAR PARK
09:15:  COASTAL WALK & TOUR OF NESS BATTERY
10:45:  TOUR THROUGH ORPHIR & SCAPA FLOW
12:00:  ITALIAN CHAPEL
12:30: TOUR OF CHURCHILL BARRIERS
13:00: LUNCH AT ORKNEY FOSSIL & HERITAGE CENTRE
14:00: TIME FOR EXPLORING THE CENTRE
14:45:  DEPART
15:45:  ARRIVE BACK IN STROMNESS

PLEASE SEE LINKS TO OUR TOUR DESTINATIONS BELOW:

Ness Battery

Italian Chapel

Churchill Barriers

Orkney Fossil & Heritage Centre

Your guide Andrew Hollinrake is an archaeologist, military historian and tourist guide; he was part of the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) team that conducted the historical research and archaeological survey of Ness Battery in 2010, and completed his Scottish Tourist Guides Association Yellow Badge (Stromness Town Walk and Ness Battery) qualification in 2010 and STGA Green Badge (Orkney) guide in 2013.


West Side Cinema have announced the film for Saturday night’s screening…

LAST BREATH (cert 12A)

A commercial diver is stranded on the seabed with 5 minutes of oxygen, but no chance of rescue for more than 30 minutes. With access to amazing archive, this is the true story of one man’s impossible fight for survival.

Check out information and trailer here.


And we are busy working on the lunches with local venues offering great deal pre-booked lunches to make sure you get fed and can network before the afternoon session -we will update you shortly.

 

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