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13 June 2013

Historic Scottish houses to feature in ITV series Britain’s Secret Homes

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Four Scottish houses selected by Historic Scotland are to feature in the ITV series Britain’s Secret Homes. Traquair House in the Borders, Mousa Broch in Shetland, Rock House in Edinburgh and Knap of Howar in Orkney will all appear in the series, which examines 50 of the UK’s most interesting houses.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=40367

12 June 2013

Fiona Hyslop meets with new Historic Scotland traditional skills apprentices

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The single largest intake of Historic Scotland traditional skills apprentices have taken up their posts today (12 June) with 18 new recruits starting their four-year training programme.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=40358

11 June 2013

Historic Scotland finds that Scotland, not the US, pioneered the architectural iron industry

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A conference on the story behind Scotland’s architectural iron industry is to highlight research which suggests that it was Scotland and not America - as previously believed – which was the originator of an important form of construction.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=40353

11 June 2013

Renaissance Revelry for the whole family at Bothwell Castle

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Visitors to Bothwell Castle this Sunday (16 June) will be able to learn more about Renaissance life in Scotland with a day of royal revelry. They will be given the opportunity to re-live the spectacle of knights clashing in combat, see costumed performers parading the fashions of the day and try their hands at archery, among other things.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=40354

10 June 2013

Marking midsummer with music and stories at the Ring of Brodgar in Orkney

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To celebrate the longest day of the year on Friday 21 June, the World Heritage Site (WHS) rangers at the Ring of Brodgar in Orkney will be hosting an evening of music, stories and verse.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=40343

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