Author Archives: hoyheritage

Burnmouth features in the New York Times

NY Times writer Stephen Hiltner undertakes a bothy odyssey and bags Burnmouth…..

Image: Jeff Clark and Skye photographed by bothy aficionado Stephen Hiltner

Coincidentally in the ‘Out of Doors’ programme this morning presenter Mark Stephen recalled the paper birds installation by artist Laura Drever at Burnmouth – see more here.

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Image: Laura Drever’s 2008 installation during the Triangle Arts Residency in Hoy

Burnmouth, on everyone’s lips.

Hoy Ho Ho

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In case you are looking for a special book gift…we are happy to say that there are a few copies of Pearl Sinclair’s book ‘A Photographic Census of Hoy Parish 2011-2013’ in Stromness Books & Prints or available by contacting us here.

We could make sure you get it in time for Christmas if you order by Monday 17th Dec (if you are UK based) and if you live in Orkney we can drop it round for a mince pie.

The book is available for direct order (print to order) from Blurb here in different formats including e-book and PDF.

More about Pearl’s book here.

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Eagle Tales

Next up at Hoy Kirk Heritage Centre an evening inspired by the Sea eagles who made Hoy their home. Eyrie stories and eerie tales from Lee Shields and Tom Muir, chaired by Antonia Thomas with poet Yvonne Gray’s White tailed eagle sung by Hoy Sound.

Friday 28 September 6:30-9:30pm with refreshments and light supper. Free.

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