Memorial flowers

Published: Thursday, 13 October 2016 14:51

A few months ago we were contacted by Ruth Pottinger via Facebook messenger she asked: "Hi, I was wondering if you could help me. My friends father past away with terminal cancer the other day and he was a huge fan of John Rae and when I was last visiting I...


Blue Door

Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 14:46

It was a busy week helping at the Blue Door as well as the Dounby show. However the helpers of the Blue Door enabled us to recieve £2788.46 from sales for which we are very grateful, and also for the donations of items to sell. Thank you to all involved....


Dounby and Vintage Shows

Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 14:16

Our new tent got its first outing at the 2016 Dounby Show. The evening before, several of us struggled to put it up in the rain, thankfully there was very little wind, but our efforts gave a considerable amount of entertainment to one of our Trustees, Xandra Shearer who although...


Ripcord Adventure Magazine

Published: Wednesday, 20 May 2015 09:20

Just Published : - Article on John Rae by Ken McGoogan in  Ripcord Adventure Magazine...


Letter from Mary Davey and Jane Hamilton

Published: Monday, 15 December 2014 14:58

Dear Andrew, We are writing to commend you and the Board of Trustees of the John Rae Society for their interest, commitment and dedication to the goals and objectives of the society during its inaugural year. An incredible amount of time and effort has contributed to raising awareness of John Rae's...


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