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1 June 2011

Final rehearsals for Stirling Castle's Grand Renaissance Palace opening

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Join the fun at this weekend's most colourful event. Final rehearsals are underway for this weekend’s grand opening of Stirling Castle’s Renaissance royal palace. More than 60 costumed performers including jesters, musicians, dancers, swordsmen, cooks, nobles and even two 16th-century queens will be entertaining the crowds. But the star attraction is the palace itself, with its six magnificently refurbished royal appointments, which back in the 1540s were home to dowager queen, Mary of Guise, and her young daughter Mary Queen of Scots.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32128

1 June 2011

Top scots apprentice stonemasons to carve out victory at Elgin Cathedral this weekend

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Six top apprentice stonemasons from colleges in Scotland will be showcasing their skills at the Scottish Inter College Apprentice Stonemasonry competition at Historic Scotland’s Masonry Training Facility at Elgin Cathedral. The competition, sponsored by Historic Scotland and supported by Construction Skills will take place over three days, starting on Friday 3rd June. The teams, comprising of two apprentice stonemasons each, have been selected from Telford College in Edinburgh, the City of Glasgow College and Historic Scotland. The winning team will be announced on Sunday 5th June.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32129

26 May 2011

Researchers reveal violent deaths of medieval dead at Stirling Castle

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New exhibition will bring visitors face to face with knight and lady excavated from lost royal chapel. Scientific research has revealed that at least five of the medieval people whose skeletons were discovered at Stirling Castle suffered brutally violent deaths. Scientific research has revealed that at least five of the medieval people whose skeletons were discovered at Stirling Castle suffered brutally violent deaths.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32119

24 May 2011

Get a taste of Medieval Life at Dundonald Castle this weekend

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Dundonald Castle is hosting a two-day event this weekend, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May, from 12:00 noon until 4:00pm, where the Historic Saltire Society will enact members of the Stewart dynasty in the late 13th century as they go about rebuilding the castle from the smouldering remains left after its deliberate burning.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32105

24 May 2011

Murthly Women Weave their Magic to create Historic Tapestry

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A tapestry created by a small group of six women from the Murthly WRI depicting the time of the Highland clearances, is being launched by Historic Scotland on Monday 30th May at 1:30pm at Stanley Mills. After this it will be on display in the Spinning Room at the Mill for the remainder of the season.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32108

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