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19 November 2010

Shop in style at our fabulous festive fayre

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Christmas treats galore in the Great Hall. If the thought of trailing round the streets scouring the shops for your Christmas presents fills you with dread, come to Stirling Castle for the alternative, enjoyable way to solve your present(s) crisis! The castle’s magnificent Great Hall, beautifully decked out with its splendid Christmas tree and roaring log fire, is the setting on the evening of Wednesday 1st December for our special Christmas Shopping Fayre. And with a host of wonderful goodies to buy, plus some seasonal entertainment on offer, it’s the perfect place to find all your festive gifts and start celebrating Christmas in style.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29700

19 November 2010

Dressing up and fooling around

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An obsession with fashion is no modern phenomena. In the 16th century, it was as important for as many people as it is today. Then, as now, being seen in the latest styles was a preoccupation for people of both sexes and all ages. And an appearance at court meant dressing to impress was an absolute must. Meet one of the ladies of the court of James V at Stirling Castle this weekend to hear her views on the fashions of the age as she is fitted for a new outfit. And find out about the lengthy preparations involved in getting her ready to meet the Queen

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29701

19 November 2010

Christmas comes to Linlithgow with all the fun of the advent fair and free entry at the palace

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Linlithgow launches its festive celebrations on Saturday 27th November with its ever-popular Advent Fair. And this year, for the first time, Linlithgow Palace is playing a central part in the community Christmas event organised by Linlithgow Community Council in association with West Lothian Council.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29707

17 November 2010

Left, Right, Left, Right. Swing those arms!

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Photographic exhibition honours the role of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in the History of Stirling Castle. From 1881 to 1964 Stirling Castle was at the heart of life for new recruits to The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Thousands of young men left their civilian identities at the drawbridge and entered the castle to undergo the basic training that would prepare them for life in one of Scotland’s most celebrated military units.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29693

16 November 2010

Scotland showcases digital technology in Oklahoma

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Scotland’s leading innovation in conservation and digital technology will be showcased at the World Creativity Forum in Oklahoma City on 16th and 17th November. David Mitchell, Director of Conservation at Historic Scotland and Doug Pritchard, Head of Visualisation of Glasgow’s Design Studio have been invited to present their work in digitally documenting and visualising cultural heritage. Their work came to international attention when a joint team scanned the four presidents of the United States at Mount Rushmore this year.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29688

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