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16 March 2011

Historic Scotland scores Hat-Trick with Social Media Award

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Historic Scotland’s work with social media has been recognised by industry peers at a prestigious communications awards event. The agency came up trumps in the Best Use of Social Media category at the Institute of Internal Communications’ annual Scottish awards for their work in social media. The win makes it three-in-a-row for the Digital team, adding to their victory in the Best Website category in previous years.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30875

16 March 2011

Army pipers and drummers in spectacular challenge at Stirling Castle

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Officer training corps from across Scotland meet to compete. Up to 60 pipers and drummers will gather at Stirling castle for a spectacular military musical competition. All are members of the British Army’s Officer Training Corps (OTC) and are taking degrees at universities in the Stirling/Fife area, or in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen. It is the first time this annual contest has been staged in public, rather than at a barracks, and will take place in the spectacular setting of Stirling Castle from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, 19 March.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30885

15 March 2011

First Minister announces details of Renaissance Royal Palace Opening Event

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First Minister Alex Salmond has revealed details of a weekend of celebrations to mark the opening of Stirling Castle’s Renaissance royal palace after a £12 million refurbishment. He made the announcement during a visit to the palace where he saw the first of the original 16th-century Stirling Heads being prepared for display in a specially-created gallery on the upper floor.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30849

14 March 2011

Young Photographers Open Exhibition

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Seven-year-old Samuel Eatough and Sarah Cowie (14) are the stars of a photo exhibition being opened this week by Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop. The pair saw off 316 other entries from primary and secondary schools across Scotland to be named winners of the PhotoArch heritage photography competition, run by the Scottish Civic Trust.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30843

10 March 2011

Apply online now for Half Price Tickets to Edinburgh Castle this Weekend

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Half-price tickets to Edinburgh Castle for this weekend are still available in Historic Scotland’s great ticket giveaway – but as they’re in great demand anyone who’d like to take advantage of the offer will need to act fast! There has been an excellent response to the special promotion which - in addition to the 50% discounted tickets to Edinburgh Castle - offered thousands of free tickets to a range of Scotland’s finest heritage attractions on Saturday 12th or Sunday 13th March. All 5,000 of the free tickets to some 44 historic sites throughout the country have now been snapped up by on-line applicants.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30832

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