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25 March 2009

Watch out - toads about

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Recruits required for Holyrood Park Patrols. Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service is looking for volunteers of all ages to join its annual Holyrood Park ‘Toad Patrol’. Every year the Rangers keep a sharp look-out for the start of the spawning season when the toads in the capital city’s most famous green space make their perilous journey from its grassy hillsides down to Dunsapie Loch.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22275

25 March 2009

Trinity House paintings go back on show

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Two unusual paintings are back on display at Trinity House maritime museum in Leith after essential conservation work. One, dating from around 1885 and by an unknown artist, shows a Glasgow ship called the Loch Broom in full sail. The vessel was still in service as late as 1917, by which time it was in Scandinavian hands and renamed the Songdal, when it was sunk by a German submarine.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22276

25 March 2009

Wild Boys - Duran Duran play Edinburgh Castle

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Edinburgh Castle Concerts and Historic Scotland are delighted to announce today that one of the UK's best selling and most innovative bands, Duran Duran, will be performing at Edinburgh Castle on Thursday 16th July as part of the 2009 Edinburgh Castle Concert series.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22279

24 March 2009

Spring back to the 16th century for a Renaissance Easter

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Enjoy a cracking day out at one of Scotland's most famous strongholds. This Easter, enjoy an afternoon of family fun and Renaissance revelry at one of Scotland's best-loved castles. On Saturday 11th April, from noon to 4pm, visitors to Edinburgh Castle will be treated to a variety of 16th century-themed entertainment staged by a colourful ensemble cast. And with everything included in the normal admission price to the castle, it's an afternoon out offering great value.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22267

17 March 2009

New Minister to visit Melrose Abbey

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Mike Russell MSP, Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution, visited Melrose Abbey today as part of his familiarisation of Historic Scotland, an agency now under his wing following a recent cabinet reshuffle. Historic Scotland, charged with safeguarding the nation’s built heritage and promoting its understanding and enjoyment, care for Melrose Abbey. The Abbey is one of their top ten visitor attractions, welcoming over 45,000 visitors a year, and sitting as a key part of the Borders tourism industry.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=22123

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