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Join photographer and seaweed enthusiast Rebecca Marr in a unique workshop combining seaweed foraging and photography as part of Stromness Museum's year-long celebration of the life and work of local scientific hero Rev Dr Charles Clouston.

Throughout 2017 Stromness Museum is celebrating the life and work of Charles Clouston, one of the founding members of the Orkney Natural History Society, through a series of exciting events. This unique workshop will involve a variety of camera-less photographic techniques to make images of a variety of botanical specimens

Attending this event

  • This is a two part event:
    Part 1 - Saturday 9 September, 15.30 - 17.30, meeting on the Birsay shore. Meet at beach carpark at 15.30;
    Part 2 - Sunday 10 September, 10.00 - 12.00 in Stromness at the Navigation School for photography
  • Suitable for adults and children aged 4+
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Donation towards material costs
  • Entry to the museum is free
  • Please contact Stromness Museum for further information

Local Heroes

This event is held as part of the Local Heroes grant scheme, designed to engage audiences with the influence of science and scientists on local communities across the UK. From Orkney to Plymouth, 15 museums and galleries will reveal stories of scientific brilliance from across the ages. 

Read the full list of awarded projects.

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