September 13th-15th Sanday Soulka:
Change, Journeys and Migrations
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for details of venues, timings and costs - have a look at the detailed September timetable - click here.
· Shearwater – see separate flyer in your Sanday Sound
Malcolm Green and Tim Dalling will have been in School during the day, and hope to see the youngsters again – with their parents and friends and everyone else for the evening Show.
Saturday 14th …
· The Changing World; Journeys, Migrations and Human adaptation
Dr. Martin Bates will explore journeys from the earliest human migrations across ancient Europe to the wanderings of our direct ancestors along the shores of now-drowned landscapes.
· The Rising Tide Project
Meet Caroline Wickham-Jones and the team behind the study of Orkney's changing landscape: find out why they are fascinated by mud, meet a diatom, watch the divers videos to see what you can spot, and examine replicas of Stone Age tools.
See the project team at Orkney's Science Festival this month; click here... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIfZ9sjucvY
· Science and Adventuring in Greenland
Scottish Oceans Institute geophysicist Dr Richard Bates will be giving an illustrated presentation about his scientific research and his preferred mode of transport – a kayak.
Click here for a look at some photographs.. http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/kayaking-greenlands-melting-glaciers.htm
· Broken Strings
Two years ago, these talented youngsters filled the Hall. We’re looking forward to hearing them again in concert… and there’ll be a licenced bar.
Sunday 15th …
· Sanday Tourism and Business Group Autumn Fair
Island residents and local charities have been invited to sell from their own tables… a kind of glorified indoor car-boot sale.
· Bird-watching with the Anchor Cottage enthusiasts
Join Andrew Whewell and Graeme Garner for a stroll from Anchor Cottage in Lady Village (next to the Manse) looking at birds in the gardens and waders at Catasand.
· Journeys, Migrations and Climate change
Iain Hartley and Mark Lewis each give a half-hour presentation about the movements of birds (Iain) and cetaceans (whales & dolphins), and relate them to climate change.
· Orkney Wildlife films
Orcadian wildlife photographer Raymond Besant concludes the Soulka weekend by showing just some of his beautiful and evocative photography of Orkney’s natural history.