1964 Tour of Skara Brae

 

A splendid video from BBC Archives, featuring Cathal O’Shannon touring the Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae.

Orkney – The Queen’s Isles

(Since posting this, we’ve learned it is not available to viewers outside Europe. Sorry to our non-European followers) A beautiful documentary on Orkney, from ARTE. The film-makers visited the Ness at the start of last year’s dig season to record a segment.  The Ness bit begins around 16.21, but take …

The Summer Wind – Ness excavation 2013

The 2018 excavation season was blessed with nearly two months of uninterrupted sunshine and fair weather.

How easy it is to forget how bad conditions can be on site – as this video, by Joanne Bourne, from 2013 shows…

Video – From the trenches

A shorter than usual offering today – things got rather busy, once the rain had cleared.