FOSN News Blog

Week 2 Highlights

Well that's two weeks out of our six week project gone already! This past week we've had a visit from Museums Service staff members Sheila Garson and Janette Park who came along with a Mystery Box of Deerness Delights, we've entertained a family of Vikings at the Hall, given a glimpse into the history of farming in Deerness, guddled in the ebb at Dingieshowe to see what creatures were lurking under the rocks and seen lots and lots of folk at the exhibition and cafe at the Hall! But we're not done yet! Lots more events planned - take a look at our Programme of Events.

Brough of Deerness Blog

The Friends of St Ninian's are delighted to announce the arrival of the official Brough of Deerness - 2011 Archaeological Dig - Blog! The Blog, written by dig leader Dr James Barrett, will be updated weekly and will detail the work carried out and finds made by the University of Cambridge team.

Select Brough Blog from the menu bar on the homepage to find out what's been happening on the Brough so far!

Gaethering Gablos at the Gloup!

2011_0702_130719Twenty four intrepid bug hunters turned up at the Mull Head Interpretation Centre on Saturday when local minibeast expert Dave Musson (ably assisted by his wife Pauline) led a very interesting and enjoyable exploration of the area which resulted in a significant find of peedie beasties!

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Official Opening of Deerness in 100 Objects

On Wednesday, 29 June, everyone is welcomed along to the official opening of Deerness in 100 Objects at the Deerness Hall commencing 10.30am.

To mark the opening of the Exhibition and Cafe and to signify the start of our summer of events in Deerness, we plan to release 100 Balloons - but we need lots of folk along to help us set them free!

Could you help?

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