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24 August 2010

New book reveals 14th Century town planning in Whithorn

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Town planning took place at Whithorn as early as the 14th century, reveals the latest publication in the Scottish Burgh Survey Series. “Historic Whithorn: Archaeology and Development”, published by Historic Scotland and the Council for British Archaeology, looks at the rich history and archaeology of the town and the nearby Isle of Whithorn.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29048

23 August 2010

Minister hears plans for Rothesay revitalisation

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop is today (Monday) visiting Rothesay to hear about a planned new partnership between Historic Scotland and Argyll and Bute Council to look at new ways to capitalise on the island’s heritage to revitalise the community. The heritage agency and local authority are looking at how the area’s historic buildings can be repaired as part of a wider regeneration of Rothesay, which would both reflect the town’s past and build on the work being done by the Argyll and Bute Council’s CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay and Dunoon) regeneration programme.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28989

19 August 2010

Historic Scotland hosts science conference

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The worlds of science and heritage and how they can help each other will be explored at a one day conference hosted by Historic Scotland at Glasgow’s Science Centre on Tuesday 7th September. Professor Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland will open the conference which is set to explore a broad variety of topics, appealing to scientists and non-scientists alike.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28901

18 August 2010

A Renaissance Musical Treat at Rothesay

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The unique atmosphere of the Renaissance period is being recreated at Rothesay Castle next week when visitors will be treated to a series of special performances of 16th-century chamber music.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28839

12 August 2010

Fort George all set for its biggest ever event

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History's fighting forecs rally for one weekend only at Britain's mightiest artillery fortification for a great family day out. The vast garrison fortress of Fort George near Inverness is putting the final preparations in place for its biggest ever event which takes place this weekend. On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August, Britain’s mightiest artillery fortification will stage the ‘Colossal Celebration of The Centuries’.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28753

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