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

20 November 2009

Minister visits the cradle of Christanity

Media Releases

Minister Michael Russell today (Friday Nov. 20) paid tribute to the work of the Whithorn Trust in promoting one of the country’s most significant historic sites. Whithorn is widely considered to be the Cradle of Christianity in Scotland, traditionally founded by St Ninian in the 5th century. It is unique in its long and continuous history as a place of worship and pilgrimage.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26045

19 November 2009

Celebrate Christmas through the centuries

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Where better to celebrate the traditions of Christmas than amidst the historic grandeur of Scotland’s best-loved castles? The spectacular surroundings of Edinburgh and Stirling Castles are hosting some very special festive events designed to delight young and old alike.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=26043

17 November 2009

Thanks for Doors Open Day

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Culture Minister Michael Russell today (Tuesday) thanked the hard working team, coordinated by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust, that ensure the doors of Glasgow’s most intriguing buildings remain open. The Minister will meet the organisers and building owners who make the annual Doors Open Day event such a huge success.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=25969

12 November 2009

Historic Scotland to celebrate our national day with St Andrew's Free Weekend

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With St Andrew’s Day fast approaching, Scots both at home and abroad are once more preparing to celebrate 30th November. Historic Scotland is preparing for the St Andrews Free Weekend - which this year forms a part of Homecoming Scotland Finale celebrations - with confirmation that they will offer free entry to 47 of their outstanding heritage attractions across Scotland over the weekend of 28th and 29th November. There will be extra events at some sites and a few surprises.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=25965

11 November 2009

Historic environment integral to economy

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Scotland’s historic environment is a vital part of the country’s economy, Culture Minister Michael Russell told parliament today. Speaking in a debate on the legacy of buildings and monuments, the Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution encouraged debate on how it can best be used to boost tourism, construction and regeneration. The Minister said: “Clearly, there is enormous potential here to make creative coalitions in Scotland across all these boundaries, to realise the full value of our historic environment to our people and our economy. The potential here is staggering.”

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=25950

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