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26 June 2009

Knights in clash in Linlithgow joust

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Knights in armour will be mounting their steeds and reaching for their lances for a spectacular summer joust at Linlithgow Palace. The medieval clash takes place on the weekend of 11 and 12 July, against one of Scotland’s most beautiful historic backdrops. As the knights charge into the fray they will be accompanied by a dramatic soundtrack. Linlithgow Palace was a favourite residence of the Stewart kings and queens, the lands around it and the loch were their playground. But you don’t have to be royalty to enjoy this summer’s display of skill and daring.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24217

26 June 2009

Consultation on Listed Buildings Consent

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Culture Minister Michael Russell today (Thursday, 25 June 2009) launched a consultation looking at devolving greater responsibility for listed building consent to local authorities. It follows a successful pilot scheme where Perth and Kinross, Glasgow City and City of Edinburgh councils were able to issue listed building consent for B-listed buildings without the need to notify Historic Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24219

26 June 2009

OBE For Champion Of The Antonine Wall

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David Breeze, the driving force behind the successful bid for the Antonine Wall to be granted World Heritage Site status, has been awarded an OBE. Dr Breeze, who works for Historic Scotland, is a renowned expert on the history, archaeology and conservation of the all – which once formed the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24222

25 June 2009

Go wild at Tantallon!

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Tantallon Castle – the formidable stronghold set on cliffs overlooking the the Firth of Forth - has endured countless sieges through the ages and witnessed many wild times - but this weekend, the castle is hosting a ‘wild event’ with a difference. On Sunday 28th June, Tantallon Goes Wild! welcomes all ages to take part in a series of family-aimed nature-appreciation activities from 11am – 3pm. Organised by Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service, the varied programme includes guided walks every hour, mammal trails, environmental art and hands-on activities.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24208

25 June 2009

Put that Playstation down and become a nature detective!

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Historic Scotland’s Rangers Service is recruiting young nature detectives for school holiday events at two outstanding historic sites - Linlithgow Peel and Blackness Castle. The Rangers have planned a host of exciting outdoors activities for primary-class children, with fun hands-on Tuesday morning sessions at both sites aimed at encouraging and enabling youngsters to learn about and appreciate wildlife and the natural environment.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24209

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