‘No one who lives in Orkney is in any doubt that Orkney is one of the most creative communities to be found anywhere.’
Alistair Buchan

'Orkney’s innovative creative community has a sense of place and attention to quality that is unique, well-established and ever-evolving.'
Pam Beasant

‘Pull back from Orkney and see its islands in the world: they are stepping stones.’
Franҫois Matarasso

This subtle
parallel place
that makes north

‘The commitment to a fair cultural life, in which the whole community is equally able to participate, runs deep.’
Franҫois Matarasso

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RETI network members do not pay conference fees.


Registration deadline 15th May 2015


Call for Papers


The theme for this year's conference is:


Impact of culture heritage on economic development in island destinations


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