Video – Trench P in 2008

Looking back it’s incredible to see the changes in the site over the past 12 years! This short video – it was a test, hence the terrible quality – shows work under way in...

Hit by the weather again!

Hit by the weather again!

After a day basking in glorious sunshine, Orkney’s weather does what it does best – change! Gales, rain and thunder saw excavation work cancelled this morning. It’s forecast to improve in the afternoon, so...

One of the stone dressers at Skara Brae, as seen from the house’s entrance. (Sigurd Towrie)

1964 Tour of Skara Brae

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