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21 May 2008

Bringing 5000 years of history to life

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Historic Scotland announce a line-up of living history events taking place at historic properties up and down the country. At castles, palaces and monuments across Scotland visitors will have the chance to come face to face with historic figures from the past including Mary Queen of Scots, Highland Clansmen, and Cromwellian Soldiers from the 1650s, and there will be the chance to enjoy medieval music and renaissance dance. Last year thousands of visitors joined in the fun and this year promises to be just as popular.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18591

20 May 2008

Historic Heroes Of Scotland

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Historic Scotland travel back to the times of Scottish legends Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots with a thrilling event being held at Bothwell Castle on Sunday 8 June. At Heroes of Scotland visitors will be taken on a journey to dramatic periods in Scotland’s past, when the nation faced times of uncertainty and unrest. Re-enactment groups Carrick 800 and Black Raven will lead the entertainment and bring Bothwell Castle to life medieval-style.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18588

20 May 2008

Archaeology unveiled with Historic Scotland

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Historic Scotland announce plans to once again support Perthshire Archaeology Month with a series of events taking place across the region. Perthshire Archaeology Month is an initiative run by Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust, with the aim of promoting understanding and involvement in the varied archaeology of the area.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18589

19 May 2008

Discover the mysteries of Maeshowe

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New for 2008, Historic Scotland is introducing special twilight tours at one of the finest Neolithic sites in Europe. From 1 June to 31 August tours will be available every day at 18.00, 19.00 and 20.00 taking in the beauty, tranquillity and mystery at Maeshowe Chambered Cairn.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18582

19 May 2008

Historic Scotland at the hands of Bruce

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Historic Scotland announce details for a dramatic re-enactment event taking place at Dundonald Castle on Sunday 25 May. At the Hands of Bruce will see the castle taken over by Robert the Bruce and his men, taking visitors back to medieval times and a period of uncertainty and unrest in Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gd/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18584

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