Yearly Archive: 2018

Petrosphere auction raised £625 for excavation fund

The auction for a beautiful bronze petrosphere, donated by Michael and Sara Sinclair – regular contributors to our special Ness Open Days – has closed and raised £625 for excavation funds. The winner will be...

Survey closed – thank you one and all

It’s the week before Christmas and time to leave you all in peace. Thank you for participating in our visitor survey, which closed this afternoon. We have received some very positive feedback, some excellent...

Antiquarian delvings on the Ness

Evidence for earlier excavations at the Ness – probably in the early 1880s – has come to light in a handwritten note from the papers, manuscripts and notebooks kept by James Walls Cursiter. Cursiter...

Jeanne’s ‘Vanishing Points’ at Orkney Museum

This Saturday, December 8, sees the opening of Jeanne Rose’s exhibition of artwork inspired by the Ness of Brodgar at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall. Along with Jeanne’s work will be 3D VR by Jim Bright...

Structure Eight this afternoon.

Ness of Brodgar 2019 dig dates confirmed

The dates for next year’s eight-week excavation season have been confirmed. Provided our funding plans come together, diggers will be back on site between Monday, July 1, 2019 until Friday, August 23, 2019. As...

Xmas shopping online? You could help fund the dig…

With Christmas just a month away, if you’re heading online to start stocking up on presents, you could help fundraise for the Ness of Brodgar Trust at the same time! The easyfundraising scheme turns your...