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7 August 2013

Scotland and Scandinavia’s cultural heritage celebrated at Viking Congress in Shetland

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Scotland and Scandinavia share a vibrant cultural DNA through their Viking heritage, as well as their geographical proximity, and that shared heritage was celebrated today at the 17th Viking Congress, which is taking place in Lerwick. The first Viking Congress took place in Shetland 63 years ago, and the last time it was hosted in Scotland was in 1989, when it was held in Caithness and Orkney.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=41049

6 August 2013

Flirt with the Mikado – see Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic opera at Duff House

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It’s a show that has stood the test of time, since its initial record breaking run in 1885, the Mikado remains one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular operas. Now you can see the production, for one night only at Duff House on the 15th August. The outdoor performance, will allow the audience to bring a picnic and enjoy an opera classic against the backdrop of one of Scotland’s most stunning homes.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=41038

1 August 2013

National Conservation Centre in Stirling gets initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund

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Historic Scotland today announced that they have received initial backing for a 3.5 million bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to create a new National Conservation Centre (NCC) in Stirling. The sum is part of a 6.5 million funding package which will include 3 million from the Scottish Government’s Young Scots Fund.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=40961

1 August 2013

Royal birthing room at Edinburgh Castle to get a Royal Makeover

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Now that the Earl and Countess of Strathearn, as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are known in Scotland, have announced the safe arrival of the Master of Strathearn, Edinburgh Castle has revealed it will be having a makeover of its very own Royal Birthing Room.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=40965

25 July 2013

Pilot project to encourage youth stewardship of the historic environment

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A project to encourage greater involvement of young people in their local historic environment was launched today in Shetland as part of the Scottish government’s summer cabinet tour.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=40863

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