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24 May 2011

Get a taste of Medieval Life at Dundonald Castle this weekend

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Dundonald Castle is hosting a two-day event this weekend, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May, from 12:00 noon until 4:00pm, where the Historic Saltire Society will enact members of the Stewart dynasty in the late 13th century as they go about rebuilding the castle from the smouldering remains left after its deliberate burning.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32105

24 May 2011

Murthly Women Weave their Magic to create Historic Tapestry

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A tapestry created by a small group of six women from the Murthly WRI depicting the time of the Highland clearances, is being launched by Historic Scotland on Monday 30th May at 1:30pm at Stanley Mills. After this it will be on display in the Spinning Room at the Mill for the remainder of the season.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32108

23 May 2011

Fabulous weekend of fun for Stirling Castle's renaissance palace opening

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Sixty costumed performers and a chance to meet two queens. Sixty costumed performers will be among the attractions at the grand opening weekend for the Renaissance royal palace at Stirling Castle takes place on 4 & 5 June. The event, entitled Stirling Castle Presents – A Palace Fit For A Queen, promises to be among the most colourful and entertaining of the summer.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32100

20 May 2011

Magnificent Tapestries arrive in Stirling Castle's Royal Palace

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Four fabulous tapestries have been hung on the walls of Stirling Castle’s Royal palace – marking a key moment in a 2 million weaving project. They are the first of a series of seven which are being hand-woven for the Queen’s Inner Hall, one of six apartments within the castle’s palace block which are being returned to how they may have looked in the 1540s.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32091

18 May 2011

Edinburgh's Post-War Architecture to be Celebrated

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The Forth Road Bridge, the Scottish Widows Head Office Building and the Royal Botanic Gardens Greenhouse are all to be featured in a new book celebrating Edinburgh’s post-war architecture. The publication, which is a joint partnership between Edinburgh City Council and Historic Scotland, is the first of its kind for a Scottish city and looks at Edinburgh’s rich post-war heritage. The city is home to a quarter of the total post-war listed buildings in Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32079

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