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Stirling Castle Road Show heads to Glasgow’s George Square this Saturday

15 March 2012

Stirling Castle Road Show heads to Glasgow’s George Square this Saturday.

Anyone in Glasgow this Saturday, 17th March, should get along to George Square where Stirling Castle’s Road Show, complete with the castle’s own customised truck with its own unicorn emblem will offer city centre shoppers the chance to find out about the exciting events at Stirling Castle.

There will be costumed performers and what’s more, children can have the opportunity to try on clothes from the renaissance period.

Come along and find out what makes Stirling Castle the perfect location for a family day out and enter our prize draw to win a trip to the castle and an overnight stay in Stirling.

The truck will be in George Square from 11:00 – 3:00pm.


Notes for editors:

  • For all the latest on what is happening at Stirling Castle, visit our website at www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk and sign up for our free e-newsletter.

  • Historic Scotland has 345 historic properties and sites in its care. These include some of the leading tourism attractions in the country, including Edinburgh, Stirling, and Urquhart Castles, Fort George, Linlithgow Palace, the Border Abbeys, and Skara Brae.


  • The Year of Creative Scotland began on January 1, 2012 and will spotlight and celebrate Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage. Through a dynamic and exciting year-long programme of activity celebrating our world-class events, festivals, culture and heritage, the year puts Scotland’s culture and creativity in the international spotlight with a focus on cultural tourism and developing the events industry and creative sector in Scotland. More information about the programme can be found at: www.visitscotland.com/creative

  • The Year of Creative Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland, Creative Scotland and VOCAL. More information and resources to help businesses engage with Year of Creative Scotland are available at  www.visitscotland.org/yearofcreativescotland-toolkit

                                                  Year of Creative Scotland 2012

For further information


Jennifer Johnston-Watt
Communications and Media Officer
Communications and Media
0131 668 8070 or 07827 956 866
jennifer.johnstonwatt@scotland.gsi.gov.uk