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24 March 2009

Spring back to the 16th century for a Renaissance Easter

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Enjoy a cracking day out at one of Scotland's most famous strongholds. This Easter, enjoy an afternoon of family fun and Renaissance revelry at one of Scotland's best-loved castles. On Saturday 11th April, from noon to 4pm, visitors to Edinburgh Castle will be treated to a variety of 16th century-themed entertainment staged by a colourful ensemble cast. And with everything included in the normal admission price to the castle, it's an afternoon out offering great value.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22267

17 March 2009

New Minister to visit Melrose Abbey

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Mike Russell MSP, Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution, visited Melrose Abbey today as part of his familiarisation of Historic Scotland, an agency now under his wing following a recent cabinet reshuffle. Historic Scotland, charged with safeguarding the nation’s built heritage and promoting its understanding and enjoyment, care for Melrose Abbey. The Abbey is one of their top ten visitor attractions, welcoming over 45,000 visitors a year, and sitting as a key part of the Borders tourism industry.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22123

16 March 2009

St Andrew's Cathedral gets funding boost

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Culture Minister Michael Russell today announced that St Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow will be awarded 500,000 to repair the historic building and improve access.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22033

13 March 2009

Orkney designer launches new jewellery collection at Edinburgh Castle

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One of Scotland’s leading jewellery designers, Sheila Fleet, is launching her latest collection at Edinburgh Castle - in perfect time for Mother’s Day. The Tidal range by Sheila Fleet Orkney Designer Jewellery will go on sale in the castle’s Crown Gift Shop on Saturday 21st March, when from 10am to 5pm visitors will have a chance to meet Sheila and chat to her about her work.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22025

13 March 2009

Historic Scotland announce new Head of Development Assessment Team

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Historic Scotland has appointed Barbara Cummins to lead it’s Development Assessment Team which advises on Development Planning, Strategic Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Assessments. She joins after 12 years at the City of Edinburgh Council where most recently she oversaw the Listed Buildings and a Major Projects Teams. Barbara is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and recently gained an MBA from Edinburgh University.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22032

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