From the Trowel’s Edge – this summer’s finds at the Stromness Museum

As regular visitors will know, this summer’s excavation on the Ness of Brodgar revealed  a wealth of new artefacts and finds. A number of these will be on display in the Stromness Museum over the winter in an exhibition that starts on Saturday, November 17. From the Trowel’s Edge runs …

Ross at the Ness of Brodgar…

Among the 160 diggers working at the Ness this summer was Ross Drummond, an MSc student studying archaeology at the University of the Highlands and Islands. Ross’s Ness experience was one of a number of excavations he took part in over the summer. and in a new article over at www.archaeologyorkney.com, …

From the Art Hut

This year the Art Hut was upgraded from the wooden shed of last year to a large portacabin generously supplied by Orkney Aggregates – and the number of artists increased to five. We were open to the public and nearly 1,400 people came to see what Artists in Residence do, …