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29 June 2010

Minister for Culture launches new book, 'Scotland's Shops' at Jenners.

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Fiona Hyslop, Minister for Culture, today, Tuesday 29th June 2010, formally launched “Scotland’s Shops”, a new Historic Scotland book examining the architectural history of shops in Scotland. The book, written by Dr Lindsay Lennie, and funded through a three year Research fellowship with Historic Scotland, will be launched in one of Scotland’s most iconic shops, Jenners Department Store, Princes Street, Edinburgh.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28446

28 June 2010

New dig season begins in Westray

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Excavations have begun again at one of the country’s most exciting archaeological sites. Archaeologists are hoping the Links of Noltland dig – which last year revealed the Orkney Venus figurine, currently shortlisted for a British Archaeological Award – will uncover more fascinating finds to tell us more about how our ancestors lived on the Orkney island of Westray.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28424

25 June 2010

To be a Pilgrim

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Primary school children from P4 – P7 will be given the opportunity to experience life as a pilgrim, thanks to a new activity launched by Historic Scotland specifically for Dunfermline Abbey. The pilot activity will enable children to understand religious beliefs and practices in early Medieval times, compare Medieval pilgrimage with modern day pilgrimage and learn about the Abbey’s place in Scottish history.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28403

25 June 2010

Junior Guides graduate from Bishops Palace and Earls Palace

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New partnership scheme launched at Orkney attractions. Pupils from Glaitness Primary stepped back in time on Thursday (24th June) as they took on their new roles as junior guides at The Bishop’s Palace and Earl’s Palace. The pupils are taking part in the scheme in partnership with Historic Scotland, which will see them taking tours for other visiting school groups from next term.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28406

25 June 2010

Historic Scotland Stonemason named student of the year

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Historic Scotland apprentice stonemason Andy Slattery has come top of his class – for the third year running. The 44-year-old from Paisley, who is based at Dumbarton Castle, has been named Student of the Year for Advanced Craft Stonemasonry at Glasgow Metropolitan College.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28414

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