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4 November 2008

Free admission at Historic Scotland for St Andrew's Day

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Historic Scotland is celebrating St Andrew's Day by opening their attractions for free across the country on the last weekend of November. Admission charges were waived at sites on 20 November in 2007. This year the heritage attraction organisation has gone one step further by opening up 47 attractions for free on 29 and 30 November.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=20998

3 November 2008

Minister announces 1.6m boost for Historic Buildings

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Culture Minister Linda Fabiani today announced that more than 1.6 million has been awarded in Historic Scotland grants. Five projects, including two castles and the station house of the world’s first roll-on roll-off ferry, will benefit from the Building Repair Grant scheme.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=20986

3 November 2008

Tripping the light fantastic at Dunfermline Abbey

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Hours of preparation, hard work and imagination have gone into one of the biggest light and sound events Fife has ever seen. On the 6 and 7 November, Dunfermline Abbey is to be transformed with spectacular lights and sounds as the Historic Scotland property is lit up with around 10,000 artificial candles.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=20993

3 November 2008

A young descendant of a hero of the great war looks back at his bravery

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A school visit to Edinburgh Castle in the run up to Remembrance Day will enable a 15-year old descendant of one of the heroes of the Great War to see his great-great uncle’s Victoria Cross - the British army’s highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=20994

30 October 2008

Let's go fly a kite!

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There’s a fun, free kids’ event at Edinburgh’s biggest and most popular green space - Holyrood Park - on Sunday 9th November, when local children are invited to come along and have a go at making and flying their own kites. The Ranger Service based at Holyrood Park is hosting the ‘Cool Kites’ event to encourage youngsters to get creative and make the most of the outdoors by enjoying the traditional arts of kite-making and kite-flying.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=20975

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