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Spooky Tales come to Linlithgow Palace

23 October 2012

This weekend, bring your little terrors to Linlithgow Palace after dark to kick off your celebrations this Halloween.

Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots, will be hosting Spooky Tales events on Saturday 27th October 2012 and Sunday 28th October 2012.

Gillian Urquhart, Events Manager at Historic Scotland said: “Get the kids dressed up in their Halloween outfits and come along to the pumpkin lit undercroft of Linlithgow Palace to hear some spooky tales to help you get into the Halloween spirit!

“The evening is great fun for families. To hear stories of spooky spirits and hair raising hauntings told in the atmospheric ruins of the Palace will be a unique experience!’.

Places are limited, so booking in advance online is definitely recommended!

The timings are:
6:30pm, 7:30 pm and 8.30pm.

Tickets £7.50, all categories.
10% discount for Historic Scotland members

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3.The Year of Creative Scotland began on January 1, 2012 and will spotlight and celebrate Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage. Through a dynamic and exciting year-long programme of activity celebrating our world-class events, festivals, culture and heritage, the year puts Scotland’s culture and creativity in the international spotlight with a focus on cultural tourism and developing the events industry and creative sector in Scotland. More information about the programme can be found at:

4.The Year of Creative Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland, Creative Scotland and VOCAL. More information and resources to help businesses engage with Year of Creative Scotland are available at

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For further information

Jennifer Johnston-Watt
Communications and Media Officer
Communications and Media
0131 668 8070 or 07827 956 866