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A ‘Grand Tour of Orkney’ lecture series

Professor Donna Heddle, Director of the Centre for Nordic Studies at the University of the Highlands and Islands will be embarking on a grand tour of Orkney to deliver an inaugural lecture series. The lecture, entitled ‘From the fury of the Northmen, good Lord, deliver us?’ explores the various facts and fictions about Norse influence in Scotland.
When Dec 01, 2015 07:30 PM to
Jan 16, 2016 08:30 PM
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Professor Heddle’s tour, beginning on Tuesday, 1st December in Stromness, will cover the islands of North Ronaldsay, Eday, Shapinsay, Sanday, Stronsay and Rousay as well as the mainland locations of Kirkwall, Stromness, St Margaret’s Hope and Deerness. Each lecture will start at 19:30 and end at 20:30. The lectures will be free of charge and bookings are not required.




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