PAST EVENT: Scotland's Urban Past in Kirkwall

Based in or around Kirkwall? There's plenty of possible projects in Orkney's biggest town - find out more at this exciting event!

St Magnus Centre, Palace Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1PA

Head down to the St Magnus Centre on Wednesday 23 September to discover more about Kirkwall's urban past, investigate the town's architectural history and discover how other community-led projects have achieved their goals with Scotland's Urban Past.


This event will run from 2pm - 4pm at St Magnus Centre, Palace Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1PA. 

The event is free to attend.

To book, please email Bryony Jackson, Events and Communications Officer, at bryony.jackson@rcahms.gov.uk or phone 0131 651 6736.


Programme
14:00 

Exploring Kirkwall's Past
By Julie Gibson, Archaeologist for Orkney Islands Council, and Chris Gee, University of the Highlands and Islands, Institute of Archaeology

Discover more about Scotland’s Urban Past, the new nationwide project about towns and cities across the country, and how you can get involved. 

14:10 

An Introduction to Scotland’s Urban Past
By Chiara Ronchini, Project Manager for Scotland’s Urban Past

Discover more about Scotland’s Urban Past, the new nationwide project about towns and cities across the country, and how you can get involved. 

14:25

History on Your Doorstep 
By Danny Dutton, Training Officer for Scotland's Urban Past

Find out what stories can be told through the buildings of Kirkwall and explore other resources available to help you investigate your urban past.

14:50 Breakout Discussions
15:20

Turning Urban Detective
Your chance to learn new skills and get hands-on with the Scotland's Urban Past team.

16:00 Ends