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Orkney Heritage Society – Annual General Meeting

The Society is very grateful for your past support and hopes you’ll come to our Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 14th November 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Friends Room of St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall. As ever there is an opportunity to get involved and this year there are vacancies on the […]

OHS AGM and talk by John Leith: Letters from Below Decks

The Annual General Meeting of the Orkney Heritage Society will be held at the St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall, at 7pm on 16th November 2023. The meeting will be followed by a talk by John Leith: Letters from Below Decks. In the late 18th / early 19th centuries the Leith brothers went to sea. They sent […]

50th Anniversary of the Orkney County Council Act: A Talk by Howie Firth

St Magnus Centre St Magnus Centre, Palace Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom

50th Anniversary of the Orkney County Council Act:   A Talk by Howie Firth Monday 26th February 2024 7.30pm St Magnus Centre Friends' Room This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Orkney County Council Act which, along with its counterpart in Shetland, allowed the islands to control oil developments, and provided environmental […]