This talk is delivered by our Deputy Head of World Heritage, Alice Lyall.
The monuments that make up the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site were built up to 5100 years ago. The great stone circles and the monumental tomb at Maeshowe have stood in the landscape ever since, while Skara Brae was lost to knowledge until a great storm revealed it in the 19th century.
This long story of construction, loss, change, and discovery is still continuing today. Come along to hear more about the past, present and future of Orkney’s World Heritage Site.
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