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11 August 2010

Kids go free for family fun at Craigmillar

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Craigmillar Castle, one of the most impressive medieval monuments in the Lothians, is hosting a fun Family Festival this Sunday, 15th August. The event features a ‘kids go free’ offer designed to encourage families to come along and enjoy a great day out, with a variety of activities aimed at all ages.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28749

10 August 2010

Minister sees progress on £12M Stirling Palace Project

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop came face to face with a replica of one of the Stirling Heads as she saw the progress made on the £12m conservation and presentation project underway at Stirling Palace. The visit comes ahead of the reopening of James V’s Royal Palace within Stirling Castle at Easter 2011.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28746

9 August 2010

Culture Minister welcomes NTS Review

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Culture Minister, Fiona Hyslop, said: “I welcome George Reid’s report. I hope the report becomes a catalyst for change to help the Trust and its members modernise and equip the organisation to deliver its vital conservation role and also the related benefits to Scotland’s national identity, culture and economy.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28741

4 August 2010

An insight into 16th century life - and a royal scandal and murder plot

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Aspects of life in 16th century Scotland come under the spotlight in a colourful event at Dirleton Castle this weekend. From the political plotting and royal scandals of the period, to the weaponry, crafts, pastimes and fashions of the mid-1500s, the event on Sunday 8th August provides a fascinating insight into this pivotal era in our country’s history. From 12 noon to 4.00pm, visitors to Dirleton will be treated to a lively and varied programme of 16th- century themed entertainment from a cast of talented costumed performers.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28716

2 August 2010

Kids trail launched at Dumbarton Castle

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Historic Scotland has launched a new kids adventure trail at Dumbarton Castle. Local children Keiran Johnson, five, from Paisley and Luke Callanin also five, from Renton were the first to try the adventure trail which takes in five key areas across the site. Designed to give children the opportunity to engage more with the historical environment, the trail follows the ‘secret survival’ theme and looks at how the castle’s natural defences helped it when it was under attack, and why it was such an important site for the West of Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28711

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