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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

8 February 2011

Huntingtower Castle gets seal of approval

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The interactive and costumed tours of Huntingtower Castle have been awarded a national education prize. The prestigious Sandford Award is jointly managed by Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln and the Heritage Education Trust. It recognises heritage sites which have achieved excellence in heritage education through work with schools. Huntingtower Castle is the fourth Historic Scotland property to be awarded the honour, joining Edinburgh and Stirling castles and Stanley Mills in Perthshire.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30681

7 February 2011

21st Century tapestry meets the medieval

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Exhibition of top modern weaving at Stirling Castle. More than 50 beautiful small-scale modern tapestries have gone on display at Stirling Castle. The exhibition, called Warp/Weft: Near/Far will illustrate the wide range of approaches to the medium as practiced by tapestry artists in the UK and across Europe, to give a flavour of the contemporary context of woven tapestry.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30678

3 February 2011

Best re-use of a listed building to be showcased at Scottish Design Awards

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Architects and designers from across Scotland are being asked to showcase the best re-use of a listed building at the Scottish Design Awards. Nominations are open until Friday 11th February for this year's awards which highlight some of the best design work being carried out in Scotland. The Best Re-Use of a Listed Building Award, which Historic Scotland has sponsored for the past four years, provides a platform to look at the many projects which successfully combine old and new design, techniques and materials.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30665

2 February 2011

Costumed characters will take visitors back in time at Stirling's Royal Palace

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Mnister welcomes return of Renaissance Glory to the castle. The return of a host of Renaissance figures to Stirling Castle’s royal palace has been welcomed by Fiona Hyslop, Minister for Culture and External Affairs. Among them will be the warrior and courtier Sir Norman Leslie of Rothes, the great poet Sir David Lindsay of the Mount, and maid of honour Lady Janet Fleming.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30664

1 February 2011

Holyrood Park traffic initiative

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Historic Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian and Borders Police have joined forces to raise drivers’ awareness and reinforce measures to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Holyrood Park. Historic Scotland has been working closely with Edinburgh City Council to provide more visible traffic signage on all routes into and through the Park to make drivers aware that these roads are for the sole use of non-commercial traffic and taxis carying passengers.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30653

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