First bottle of Ness whisky under the hammer at this week’s pre-dig lecture

Cheque books at the ready! The first bottle of the limited edition Ness of Brodgar’s Legacy whisky, from Highland Park, will be auctioned to raise excavation funds at this week’s pre-dig lecture in Kirkwall. Five-thousand bottles of the 12-year-old single malt have been produced with a percentage of the proceeds …

Welcome boost for Ness funds from Highland Park limited edition whisky launch

Ness excavation funds will benefit from the launch of a limited edition bottling of Highland Park whisky. A percentage of the proceeds from sales of the 5,000 bottles of Ness of Brodgar’s Legacy will be donated to the trust that oversees the excavation of the site. Jason R. Craig, Highland …

1964 Tour of Skara Brae

 

A splendid video from BBC Archives, featuring Cathal O’Shannon touring the Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae.

Ness donors – thank you all

Since we sent out last month’s newsletter (if you have not signed up yet, click here) we’ve had a number of generous donations to the Ness excavation funds. To respect the privacy of donors we will obviously not be naming anyone but would like to take this opportunity to thank …