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Orkney Energy Landscapes Project recording days #3

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The third  event of the new Orkney Energy Landscapes project takes place on Saturday, July 3, the focus shifts to Costa Head, the site of an early wind turbine in the 1950s, followed by Billia Croo, Stromness, on Friday, July 23. This recording day will include a tour of the wave energy test site by the EMEC team.

Anyone interested in learning some new skills and taking part in any, or all, of the recording days should email enquiries.ORCA@uhi.ac.uk. No previous experience is necessary.

The Orkney Energy Landscapes project is led by the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA), part of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, in partnership with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews.

Its aims are to explore the past, present and future of energy production and its role in shaping the identity of Orkney’s communities.


July 23
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Billia Croo


Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA)