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5 October 2010

Step back in time to the 17th Century - and the siege of Stirling Castle

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The year is 1651 and Stirling Castle is under siege. Scotland has been defeated by the Auld Enemy at the Battle of Dunbar, the English army has invaded the south of the country and is desperate to lay claim to the majestic stronghold of Stirling which guards the route north.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29431

1 October 2010

Young people gather at New Lanark for UNESCO World Heritage Youth Summit

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Young people from across Scotland gathered at the New Lanark World Heritage Site (WHS) today (1st October) for the UK UNESCO Youth Summit. The first to be held in Scotland, the summit aims to explore what world heritage means to young people and how they can help to preserve and protect the internationally important cultural and natural heritage on their doorstep.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29418

30 September 2010

Scottish Ten website launched

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Historic Scotland has launched a new website dedicated to the Scottish Ten project which will digitally scan and capture Scotland’s five World Heritage Sites and five other international historic sites, over the course of five years. It is being launched simultaneously with the first five minute movie on YouTube which shows footage of the team scanning Mount Rushmore.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29394

30 September 2010

Huntingtower pays tribute to a great Jacobite leader

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The life and times of Jacobite commander Lord George Murray will be celebrated at his birthplace – the delightful Huntingtower Castle, just outside Perth - on Sunday 10th October. Historical re-enactors in period costume will be sharing tales of the exploits of Murray, a fascinating character who was born in 1694 and is most noted for his 1745 campaign under Bonnie Prince Charlie. In addition to gaining an insight into Murray’s life, visitors will be able to see demonstrations of the weaponry of the period.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29398

30 September 2010

Medieval Mayhem & family fun at Craigmillar

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Craigmilllar Castle is hosting a weekend of medieval fun and games to keep the kids entertained during the October school holidays. The Medieval Mayhem family event takes place at the imposing stronghold just outside Edinburgh from 11am to 3.00pm on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th October.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29408

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