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9 November 2010

New heritage exhibition for the capital

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People are being encouraged to find out more about Scotland’s rich heritage at a new one day exhibition to be held in Edinburgh. Entitled ‘My Home, My Place, My Scotland’, the exhibition aims to dissect Scotland’s cultural heritage by covering the whole spectrum of activity from castles, collections and costumed performers through to planning and conservation. The event, which is free to the general public, will take place at the Roxburghe Hotel on Monday 15th November and includes exhibits from The National Trust, Edinburgh World Heritage, Historic Scotland, The Heritage Lottery Fund and Architecture and Design Scotland

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29662

4 November 2010

Protecting the Historic Environment

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Minister for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop will today (Thursday) outline how new legislation will assist in protecting the historic environment. Debating the proposed Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill, the Minister said it would improve the management and protection of the historic environment and address gaps in the current laws.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29654

2 November 2010

Road closures & patrols to protect Holyrood Park on bonfire night

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Holyrood Park will once again be closed to traffic on Bonfire Night as a special safety measure. Rangers and Police will also patrol the area throughout the evening.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29649

20 October 2010

Make your own Stirling Head and see it on our website

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Young visitors to the castle can make their own version of one of the famous Stirling Heads – then see it on our website. The Stirling Heads are impressive oak carvings, more than 450 years old, which show the faces of kings, queens, emperors, great heroes and characters from the Scottish royal court including a jester and a poet. On the weekend of 30th and 31st October there will be fun family sessions where youngsters can create their own clay head to take home.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29479

15 October 2010

Scottish Ten project to capture historic Indian site

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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced that the spectacular Rani Ki Vav Stepwell will be digitally captured for future generations by a team of Scottish experts. It’s the second international heritage destination to be recorded as part of the Scottish Government’s pioneering project the Scottish Ten, run by Historic Scotland and Glasgow School of Art’s Digital Design Studio.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29458

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