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22 October 2007

Castle confidential

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Every Scottish castle has a wealth of tales to tell. The country’s great historic attractions offer a rich source of stories of their colourful past, of the events which took place in them and of the people who lived and died there.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17489

10 October 2007

Cartoon workshops are a Big Draw

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Since 1 October, children across the country have been on the search for hidden cartoon characters across over 70 Historic Scotland attractions. However this weekend, the agency is giving visitors the opportunity to create their very own Cartoon Caper with the artist responsible for the cartoons, Alice Druitt. As part of the nationwide Big Draw, Alice will be hosting special drop-in Cartoon Workshops at Edinburgh Castle for one weekend only, teaching children how to turn themselves (as well as some famous historical figures) into caricatures.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17488

9 October 2007

Creature Comforts

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Historic Scotland encourages visitors to get beastly at Stirling Castle. Come along and transform yourself into one of the weird and wonderful beasts of Stirling Castle. The outside of the Royal Palace is decorated with a whole menagerie of carved stone creatures from lions and wild boars through to mythical monsters and even a she devil with the tail of a scorpion.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17498

5 October 2007

Bridging the moat at Threave Castle

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The mighty island fortress of Archibald the Grim was designed to keep most visitors out, but Historic Scotland has just completed a project at Threave Castle to make sure it’s as easy as possible to get in.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17486

4 October 2007

Castle has character

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Cartoon Robert the Bruce comes to life at Urquhart! As the Cartoon Caper continues at Historic Scotland attractions across Scotland, as part of the October Kids Go Free campaign, visitors to Urquhart Castle may notice something different about one of the 10 cartoon characters hidden around the attraction; Robert the Bruce is moving!

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17490

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