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14 April 2008

Orkney reaches for the stars

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One of Scotland’s most celebrated Neolithic sites is to commemorate a defining moment in the space race. The pathway to the Skara Brae prehistoric village, in Orkney, is lined with carved stones that form a time trail of major events in human history.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18126

10 April 2008

Mystery over Historic Paintings of Leith - restoration project highlights differences in seascapes

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Questions have been raised over whether a pair of oil paintings showing the port of Leith in its heyday are by the same artist. The works of art, entitled Port of Leith and A View of the Port of Leith with Arthur’s Seat in the Distance, have long been attributed to Edinburgh artist A Mitchell.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18104

9 April 2008

Saving the pennies with Historic Scotland - Historic Scotland's Free Weekend is back.

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Historic Scotland announce the dates for their ever-popular Free Weekend as it returns for another year. For one weekend only, on 12 and 13 April 2008, the doors, drawbridges, hatches, portcullises and gates on over 70 attractions will open to the public for free, as Historic Scotland encourages visitors to discover more about the nation’s fascinating past.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18094

8 April 2008

Linlithgow rangers put a spring in your step

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The Ranger Service at Linlithgow Peel are offering to put a spring into visitors’ steps with a special historical walk. The Spring Railway Trip and Walk is on Saturday 12 April, with walks taking place at 12.10 and 13.40.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18088

7 April 2008

Stornoway ironwork in focus

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The stunning ironwork of Stornoway is the focus of a new exhibition. The celebration of the amazing decorative cast ironwork will go on display at Museum nan Eilean from April 9 in a joint project between Historic Scotland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The exhibition will run until the end of the year.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18067

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