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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

17 November 2010

Left, Right, Left, Right. Swing those arms!

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Photographic exhibition honours the role of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in the History of Stirling Castle. From 1881 to 1964 Stirling Castle was at the heart of life for new recruits to The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Thousands of young men left their civilian identities at the drawbridge and entered the castle to undergo the basic training that would prepare them for life in one of Scotland’s most celebrated military units.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29693

16 November 2010

Scotland showcases digital technology in Oklahoma

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Scotland’s leading innovation in conservation and digital technology will be showcased at the World Creativity Forum in Oklahoma City on 16th and 17th November. David Mitchell, Director of Conservation at Historic Scotland and Doug Pritchard, Head of Visualisation of Glasgow’s Design Studio have been invited to present their work in digitally documenting and visualising cultural heritage. Their work came to international attention when a joint team scanned the four presidents of the United States at Mount Rushmore this year.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29688

15 November 2010

Future of Scotland's heritage sector to be focus of major convention

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The future of Scotland’s heritage sector is set to be the focus of a major convention and public exhibition in Edinburgh. The event, ‘My Home, My Place, My Scotland’, is being hosted by Minister for Culture, Fiona Hyslop, and aims to look at the important role of heritage to Scotland, as a social, cultural, tourism and economic driver.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29686

12 November 2010

Celebrate the season at Arbroath Abbey's winter festival

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Arbroath’s most famous heritage site is gearing up for its special celebration of the season - a Winter Festival at the Abbey on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November. Admission charges at the 12th-century attraction will be waived for this family event which will feature a wide range of entertaining activities for all ages.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29685

11 November 2010

Commemorating highland division heroes of the Great War

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Remembrance Day events this weekend at Edinburgh Castle - home to The Scottish National War Memorial - commemorate the role of Scots soldiers of The Great War, and in particular the men of the 51st Highland Division. The castle’s stunning Great Hall is the setting on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th November, from 11am to 3pm, for a series of presentations by costumed interpreters focusing on the heroic deeds of the Division during World War I and the capture of Beaumont-Hamel in northern France on 13 November 1916 during the final stages of the Battle of the Somme.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29684

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