Historic Scotland launches Diamond Jubilee Ticket Giveaway
17 May 2012
Historic Scotland is delighted to offer 60 free tickets to 69 ticketed attractions
to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
The 30 pairs of tickets will
be valid on Monday 4th June 2012 and will include Historic Scotland’s sites from Stirling Castle to
Iona Abbey and the prehistoric village of Skara Brae.
Alex Salmond said:
“The Queen has given 60 magnificent years of service, and the official celebrations
of the Diamond Jubilee are a fantastic opportunity for everyone in Scotland to celebrate the Queen’s
reign and reflect on Her Majesty’s outstanding contribution.
"There is a huge amount happening right across Scotland over the weekend of
the Jubilee itself, including this great free ticket offer, and I hope that as many people as possible
take the chance to get out and celebrate by visiting one of the many royal buildings run by Historic
People are asked to text JUBILEE
to 84118 by midnight on Wednesday 30th May
(Terms & Conditions
) to win a pair of free tickets to one of the Historic Scotland
sites in their area by midnight on Wednesday 30th May. The winners will be notified which site they
have won tickets for by the end of May.
Historic Scotland will also be
offering 60 extra free days to its annual Historic Scotland membership. From Friday 1st June to Tuesday
5th June inclusive, any new membership sold by Direct Debit will receive an extra free 60 days of membership.
This will be available online and also at Historic Scotland sites.
available from Paul.Spence@hes.scot
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- 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