Tag: Orkney

  • Orcadian Stories – Eleanor Turner: A Small Cog

    Orcadian Stories – Eleanor Turner: A Small Cog

    Eleanor Turner: A Small Cog Eleanor Turner (née Laird & Caird) was part of the St Magnus Festival committee in its earliest days. In this short film, part of the Orcadian Stories series filmed for The Orkney News as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, Eleanor remembers her time as secretary. She recalls fond…

  • Orcadian Stories – Norman Rushbrook: The Men In Black

    Orcadian Stories – Norman Rushbrook: The Men In Black

    Orcadian Stories – Norman Rushbrook: The Men In Black Norman Rushbrook was lighting manager of the St. Magnus Festival from its inception. In this short film, called The Men In Black after the unobtrusive clothes that stage crew wear, Norman tells some stories of his time with the Festival. This is the second of three…

  • Orcadian Stories – George Rendall: The Rive Gauche

    Orcadian Stories – George Rendall: The Rive Gauche

    The second film in the Orcadian Stories interview series is now available to watch on YouTube via The Orkney News Channel – George Rendall: The Rive Gauche. In this film, former Secretary and Chairman of the St. Magnus Festival, George Rendall, tells some stories of his time with the Festival. George also reflects upon how…