As part of the Orkney wide Scapa 100 commemorations, Stromness Museum is holding a conference – Scapa 100: The Orkney Story - to look at its lasting legacy, and how it has shaped the present day.

This three day conference will comprise papers, workshops, events, evening lectures and fieldtrips. The themes of the conference are:

Salvage Talks about the salvaging of the fleet and the development of the diving industry

Scapa now: heritage management Talks about the diving industry, museums and cultural heritage management

Scapa’s natural history Talks about the flora and fauna living on and around the wrecks, and their contribution to biological diversity in Orcadian waters

Booking is now open! Details on how to book can be found on the conference webpage, alternatively members can contact conference@stromnessmuseum.co.uk to be sent a booking form. We would encourage anyone with an interest in local history, heritage, and natural history to attend.