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  • Midlothian’s ‘heritage angels’ shortlisted as nationwide search enters final stage

    Midlothian’s ‘heritage angels’ shortlisted as nationwide search enters final stage

    28th September 2017

    The search to find Scotland’s ‘heritage angels’ is gearing up, with the final shortlist for the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017 revealed today (Wed 27 Sep).

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  • Edinburgh and the Lothian’s historic sites set for extended season

    Edinburgh and the Lothian’s historic sites set for extended season

    18th September 2017

    Some of the best-loved historic attractions in Edinburgh and the Lothians will be keeping their doors open for longer this year as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announced extended seasonal opening at sites across the region.

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  • Artist Joan Eardley and Colonel Sir George Thomas Beatson among latest Recipients of Commemorative Plaque Scheme

    Artist Joan Eardley and Colonel Sir George Thomas Beatson among latest Recipients of Commemorative Plaque Scheme

    7th September 2017

    Glasgow-based surgeon Colonel Sir George Thomas Beatson, acclaimed artist Joan Eardley and mathematician Mary Sommerville are among the latest recipients to be recognised through the Commemorative Plaque Scheme in Scotland.

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  • China gifts Replica Terracotta Warriors to Scotland

    China gifts Replica Terracotta Warriors to Scotland

    1st September 2017

    As part of Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, two replica terracotta warriors will be on display at Stirling Castle, having been presented to the nation by Chinese cultural counterparts.

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  • Face to Face with History as first-ever Heritage Awareness Day Launched

    Face to Face with History as first-ever Heritage Awareness Day Launched

    18th August 2017

    Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is urging people across Edinburgh to come face to face with history as details of the inaugural Heritage Awareness Day were revealed at the iconic Leith Theatre.

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  • Inverness in for treat with Amazing Ages this weekend at Fort George

    Inverness in for treat with Amazing Ages this weekend at Fort George

    9th August 2017

    Hundreds of costumed performers are set to storm Fort George this weekend (12 and 13 August) and in their midst will be some famous faces from the Scottish traditional music scene.

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  • Time is running out to find Scotland’s ‘Heritage Angels’

    Time is running out to find Scotland’s ‘Heritage Angels’

    3rd August 2017

    Nominations will soon close for the Scottish Heritage Angels Awards 2017, and groups and individuals – or ‘Angels’ - who have played a special part in caring for, recording and celebrating the nation’s historic environment are being urged to enter before the deadline of Friday 11th August.

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  • Spectacular Jousting returns to Caerlaverock Castle

    Spectacular Jousting returns to Caerlaverock Castle

    25th July 2017

    Horses, knights and lances are at the ready as Spectacular Jousting returns to Caerlaverock for the first time in ten years as the medieval stronghold plays host to noble knights on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July.

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  • Top Scottish folk musicians join celebration of Scotland’s Amazing Ages

    Top Scottish folk musicians join celebration of Scotland’s Amazing Ages

    5th July 2017

    Hundreds of costumed performers are set to storm Fort George later this summer - and in their midst will be some famous faces from the Scottish traditional music scene.

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  • Scotland’s National Building Conservation Centre Opens to the Public

    Scotland’s National Building Conservation Centre Opens to the Public

    3rd July 2017

    The Engine Shed is inviting people to come and find out what the new national building conservation centre has to offer as it opens its doors to the public for the first time on Monday 3 July.

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