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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

23 April 2009

Arthur's Seat is Nominated as Scotland's Top Picnic Spot

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Arthur’s Seat, in Holyrood Park, has been nominated as a contender for Scotland’s top picnic spot. It appears alongside beauty spots like Loch an Eilean, on the Rothiemurchus Estate, and Glasgow’s botanic gardens. Members of the public have been invited to vote for their favourite as part of National Bread Week, which starts on 4 May.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22906

22 April 2009

Linlithgow's Medieval Pageant Unveiled

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Knights to escort King James IV and his queen to palace joust. Full details have been unveiled for one of the biggest-ever weekends of visitor events at Linlithgow Palace. Party at the Palace, a key part of the national Homecoming celebrations, takes place on 23 and 24 May and will be an extravaganza of entertainment and fun based round events at Scotland’s royal court in 1503.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22881

22 April 2009

Scotland's Heritage in 3D

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Groundbreaking 3D visual documentation of Scottish historical landmarks including Rosslyn Chapel and Stirling Castle was unveiled today (Wednesday, 22nd April) by Culture Minister Michael Russell MSP at the 2009 Digital Documentation Conference. The cutting edge laser technology can survey and interpret heritage structures in 3D and provides - for the first time – a lasting, digital record of the country’s most important buildings. It also offers a new method for researching and conserving Scotland’s built environment.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22886

21 April 2009

New Look St Vigeans Pictish Stones Museum Now Open

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The new-look St Vigeans Museum has opened giving visitors the chance to appreciate one of the finest collections of Pictish carved stones. Historic Scotland has carried out a major modernisation so the 38 stones, many decorated with superb carvings of animals, warriors, saints, angels and fabulous beasts can be enjoyed to the full. The collection includes some of the latest and finest surviving examples of Pictish art, including carved and decorated crosses.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22858

17 April 2009

Scotland's outstanding historic treasures mark World Heritage Day

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To coincide with World Heritage Day on Saturday, 18th April, the World Heritage Sites in the care of Historic Scotland will be hosting a range of special events. This weekend, visitors to Scotland’s most famous historic attraction, the iconic Edinburgh Castle, will have the opportunity to join a special guided tour to find out why the castle is part of the Edinburgh Old and New Towns World Heritage Site.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=22855

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