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14 February 2011

Explore prehistoric pursuits and get hands on at Holyrood

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Edinburgh’s most popular green space, Holyrood Park, is welcoming families to come along next week to discover and try out a variety of ancient skills and handicrafts that were once commonplace in Ancient Britain. The Rangers Service based at the park is inviting visitors of all ages to the Education Centre on Queen’s Drive on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th, from 11am to 3pm, for ‘Hands On Holyrood: Prehistoric Pursuits’.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30696

14 February 2011

New King of Edinburgh Castle

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Nick Finnigan has been appointed as Executive Manager of Edinburgh Castle, taking over from Barbara Smith. Nick has worked in Historic Scotland since 1989. His extensive experience within the organisation includes managing corporate hospitality, catering, membership and weddings. In his previous role as Events and Filming Manager, Nick was responsible for the organisation of the packed events programme that entertains the millions of visitors to Historic Scotland’s 345 sites each year.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30699

10 February 2011

Love in the air at Edinburgh Castle

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Edinburgh Castle is expecting to play Cupid on Valentine’s Day when romance will be in the air for many of its visitors. Nick Finnigan, Executive Manager of Edinburgh Castle said: “Edinburgh Castle is located in such a romantic setting that it is the ideal location for a marriage proposal.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30687

8 February 2011

Huntingtower Castle gets seal of approval

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The interactive and costumed tours of Huntingtower Castle have been awarded a national education prize. The prestigious Sandford Award is jointly managed by Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln and the Heritage Education Trust. It recognises heritage sites which have achieved excellence in heritage education through work with schools. Huntingtower Castle is the fourth Historic Scotland property to be awarded the honour, joining Edinburgh and Stirling castles and Stanley Mills in Perthshire.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30681

7 February 2011

21st Century tapestry meets the medieval

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Exhibition of top modern weaving at Stirling Castle. More than 50 beautiful small-scale modern tapestries have gone on display at Stirling Castle. The exhibition, called Warp/Weft: Near/Far will illustrate the wide range of approaches to the medium as practiced by tapestry artists in the UK and across Europe, to give a flavour of the contemporary context of woven tapestry.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=30678

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