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22 June 2010

Minister celebrates Scotland's Hydroelectric Power

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Scotland’s work to generate power from renewable sources – long before climate change became a globally important issue – is being celebrated in a book looking at the development of hydroelectric power. Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop is launching Power to the People – The built heritage of Scotland’s hydroelectric power in Perth at a conference looking at the people, engineering and architecture that created a vibrant energy sector.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28375

21 June 2010

Learn the dance of the musical head

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Primary age children are being invited to take part in special workshops to learn ‘The Dance of the Musical Head’.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28374

15 June 2010

Join the defenders of Dirleton under siege

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The year is 1298, the Wars of Scottish Independence are raging and Dirleton Castle is under siege. Strategically located between Edinburgh and the English border, the peaceful retreat built by Anglo-Norman knight John de Vaux is a key target in the conflict.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28342

15 June 2010

Orkney venus in shortlist for 2010 best archaeological discovery

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The Orkney Venus has made the top three for the Best Archaeological Discovery category in the 2010 British Archaeological Awards. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony at the British Museum on Monday 19th July 2010. The 5,000 year old figurine, also known as the Westray Wife, attracted international attention when it was discovered last summer by archaeologists working on the Historic Scotland excavation at the Links of Noltland, on Westray.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28343

14 June 2010

New Trail follows in the footsteps of a great Queen of Scotland

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Beautiful, witty, clever and a superb political operator – Mary of Guise was among Renaissance Scotland’s most remarkable figures. In December 1542 she was left widowed with a week-old baby girl following the unexpected death of her 30-year-old husband, James V. Yet this charismatic Frenchwoman outwitted her opponents to become ruler of the war-torn Scottish kingdom.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28330

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