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A brief introduction to Orkney’s prehistory

At the Ness of Brodgar excavation site we have pieced together a biography that spans millennia – from traces of Mesolithic activity to the site’s Neolithic heyday, through to the early Bronze Age and...

Archaeological review of 2019 released

A summary of last season’s work at the Ness is among the many articles featured in the new 2020 Orkney Archaeology Society annual review. The book, which is free to members of the society,...

Ness 2020 excavation cancelled

We are very sorry to announce that due to the present COVID-19 situation and uncertainties surrounding this, all excavation and fieldwork at the Ness of Brodgar this summer has been cancelled and the site...

A local source - a few of Orkney Tweed's flock.

Fundraising knitting packs now in stock

Since launching the first fundraising Ness knitting pattern back in January, we’ve been asked by many about how and where to get the wool. Good news. We’ve now got a range of knitting packs...

Complete the Ness look with new Brodgar Mitts

Calling all knitters – you can now complete your Ness of Brodgar ensemble with the new Brodgar Mitts knitting pattern, which is available now to download for £4. In addition, we now have a...