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24 May 2007

Children learn to appreciate heavy metal - and the ‘kings of bling’ of prehistory

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The current fashion for ‘bling’ is not just a modern day phenomenon, as schoolchildren taking part in an ongoing Historic Scotland education initiative are finding out.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17492

24 May 2007

Crime Scene Fortification

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History becomes most horrid at Stirling Castle. There’s been a murder. The victim? The Earl of Douglas. The culprit? James II. The accomplices? Royal courtiers and attendants. Cause of death? 26 stab wounds, and fall from a window at Stirling Castle. Time of death? 555 years ago! This is just one of the many dark tales visitors can dare to experience at Stirling Castle on 2 and 3 June 2007 as Historic Scotland delves into History Most Horrid, a fun event suitable for the whole family.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17499

23 May 2007

Beowulf Scotland takes a trip through time at Dundonald

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This Sunday, visitors to one of Ayrshire’s most outstanding historic monuments, Dundonald Castle, will have an opportunity to step back through the ages and find out about people from the past.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17482

18 May 2007

Anything but boring

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When Historic Scotland embarked on a project to create a new visitor reception area at Edinburgh Castle last September, few could have predicted that it would unearth so much hidden history, adding yet more pieces to the castle’s complex historical jigsaw. With any project of this scale, it is customary to involve archaeologists from the outset and this procedure turned out to be vital at Edinburgh Castle as in February 2007, just four months after work on the project commenced, construction workers came across what was later found to be part of the 17th century frontal defences, deep beneath the entrance to the Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17478

18 May 2007

Do Your Fling At Doune!

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Next weekend the ever-popular annual Doune and Dunblane Fling – now in its 14th year – returns to Doune Castle for another action-packed day of fun for all the family.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17501

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