FOSN News Blog


As part of the "Deerness in 100 Objects" project, we ran a Grand Prize Draw, which featured a wide range of fantastic arts, crafts, food, drink and experience prizes - all of which were inspired by, or created in Deerness. One of the prizes was a weekend stay at the fantastic Northfield B&B and pictured here are the winners, who enjoyed a relaxing stay in Deerness at the start of December.

B&B Prizewinners Mr and Mrs Garson enjoying breakfast at Northfield

Well done to them - and all the other prizewinners - and big thanks to everyone who bought tickets, your support was very much appreciated.

Deerness in 100 Objects Thanks

The Friends of St Ninian's wish to thank everyone who helped with and attended this summer's hugely successful "Deerness in 100 Objects" project - a fantastic community effort of which Deerness can be proud. 

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Dingieshowe: Truths and Tall Tales of an Orkney Thing Site

Coming up on Wednesday is an evening of fact and folklore which is sure to entertain and enthrall. Come along to St Ninian's to hear the stories and decide for yourself - former site of Viking decision making - or home to mythical mischief makers? See Events page for further details.

Week 3 Highlights

Norse gaming board found at the Brough of DeernessWell that's us halfway through our six week project now and the pace just keeps on going. This week as well as continued good numbers visiting the exhibition and Mermaid Cafe, we were also really delighted to become temporary caretakers for object number 101 - a norse gaming board discovered as part of the 2011 archaeological dig on the Brough of Deerness. We also

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