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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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Programme of Events - Has Arrived!

If you want to meet the Vikings; watch an emergency unfold in front of your very eyes; be entertained by local musicians and storytellers in unique locations; discover what lurks beneath stones, underground and in the ebb; find out about your past; meet new craft and produce makers; take a dander along some un-trodden paths; view some stunning scenery and enjoy a cuppa and a snack in Orkney’s newest Cafe – then head to Deerness this Summer!

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