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3 May 2009

Culture Minister Launches Scottish Castles Initiative

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A major project to identify castles and tower-houses which could be suitable for future restoration and development to drive economic investment and tourism to Scotland during the current climate, was announced by Culture Minister Michael Russell today (Sunday, 3 May) at newly restored Barholm Castle. The initiative, being taken forward by Historic Scotland and the first of its kind to be prepared by the Scottish Government, aims to encourage financial investment in and refurbishment of Scotland’s built heritage during the economic downturn. It will also provide advice on process, good practices and exemplars of similar projects in the past with the aim of re-using and revitalising existing buildings.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22988

1 May 2009

Stanley Mills Celebrates First Birthday with International Award

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The project to save and conserve Stanley Mills, which was led by Historic Scotland, has won a prestigious international award for excellence. The 2009 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra award will be shared between Historic Scotland and heritage-led regeneration specialists, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust. Both played critical roles in securing a future for the former water-powered cotton mill complex on the river Tay, near Perth.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22950

1 May 2009

Getting into the Spirit of the Whisky Kitchen at Dallas Dhu Distillery

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Lovers of Scotland’s national drink and of great Scottish cooking will be served up a treat at Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery on Saturday 2nd May. To coincide with the Strathspey Whisky Festival, the authors of ‘Whisky Kitchen’ - Graham Harvey and Sheila McConachie - will be at the distillery near Forres to host a special cookery demonstration and sign copies of their award-winning book. The couple, who run the Craggan Mill restaurant in Speyside, will also be presenting a unique recipe which they have created using the Dallas Dhu 1982 malt.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22967

30 April 2009

An Audience with the King of Bling at the Royal Court

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Come to Stirling Castle on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May to be transported back to the 16th century and the Royal Court of James IV, King of Scotland. Experience the Renaissance pomp and pageantry of Stirling’s glittering royal court and enjoy a unique introduction to its principal characters, including the king and queen, lords, ladies-in-waiting, henchmen, heralds, and the King’s Alchemist - the fascinating and intriguing John Damian.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22947

29 April 2009

Historic Scotland Credit Crunch Busting Offer - Families to make their own History

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Historic Scotland today, Wednesday 29 April 2009, launched their Make Your Own History campaign to encourage Scots to make the most of their country’s heritage. Monarch of the Glen star Hamish Clark and Michael Russell, Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution joined children at Edinburgh Castle to highlight what Historic Scotland’s leading visitor attractions have to offer. With the current financial climate meaning one in five people are planning on holidaying at home, Historic Scotland is aiming to make it easier and cheaper for families to experience their leading attractions.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22918

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