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14 June 2011

50 more sites to be scheduled in Shetland

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Around fifty more sites are likely to be scheduled for the first time in Shetland, following a visit throughout May by Historic Scotland’s Scheduling and Marine team. The team was in the islands to assess which sites are of national importance and should be added to the Schedule, which means they are protected by law.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32318

10 June 2011

Step back in time at Dirleton Castle

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Step back in time to the colourful and glamorous Renaissance period at Dirleton Castle on Sunday 19th June 2011. From 12:00 noon to 4:00pm you will be able to see that although Scotland was in a time of turmoil, pleasure for the nobility was still a high priority. Watch and learn how a lady of high-status would have dressed and behaved and find out the surprising dangers of cosmetics of the period.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32223

8 June 2011

St Andrews Cathedral Reveals Secrets of its Stones

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Visitors to St. Andrews Cathedral will be able to find out more about the secrets of the ancient site’s past at a special event this Sunday, 12th June 2011.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32217

8 June 2011

Join the Defenders of the Faith at Aberdour Castle this Sunday

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Come to Aberdour Castle this Sunday 12th June 2011 from 12 noon to 4pm and join one of the Scottish defending regiments as they await the invaders. During the summer of 1651, Oliver Cromwell’s invading army had taken control of the south of Scotland. With the Scots army based at Stirling and blocking the main route north, Cromwell had no option but to risk moving east through Fife.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32220

6 June 2011

Thousands flock to Stirling Castle's royal palace grand opening weekend

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Around 5,000 visitors flocked to the grand opening weekend celebrations for Stirling Castle’s Renaissance royal palace. More than 60 costumed performers put on a range of displays and entertainments covering everything from cannon firing and fighting with a rapier to 16th-century dance, music, cooking, fashions, makeup and midwifery.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=32198

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