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News & Blog
  • 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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  • Communities across Scotland to benefit from new Historic Building Regeneration Development Grant Funding

    Communities across Scotland to benefit from new Historic Building Regeneration Development Grant Funding

    25th July 2017

    Due to three year funding of up to £200,000 from Historic Environment Scotland (HES), the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is able to expand its grant-giving programme and have launched a new Scottish Community Development Grant that enables historic building regeneration projects in communities across Scotland.

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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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  • Historic sites celebrate ‘Outlander effect’ visitor surge

    Historic sites celebrate ‘Outlander effect’ visitor surge

    3rd July 2017

    Scottish historic sites are feeling the ‘Outlander effect’ as they celebrate a significant surge in visitor numbers.

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  • Explore Orkney’s Maeshowe Tomb Anywhere in the World with New 3D App

    Explore Orkney’s Maeshowe Tomb Anywhere in the World with New 3D App

    30th June 2017

    A new mobile app, enabling people across the world to explore one of Europe’s finest chambered tombs, Maeshowe in Orkney, is now available.

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  • Historic Environment Scotland leads European initiative to combat effects of climate change on historic sites

    Historic Environment Scotland leads European initiative to combat effects of climate change on historic sites

    28th June 2017

    Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is leading an international initiative to support communities across Northern Europe in assessing the impact of climate change on historic buildings, archaeological sites and other heritage locations.

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  • Spectacular Jousting Returns to Linlithgow Palace

    Spectacular Jousting Returns to Linlithgow Palace

    28th June 2017

    Horses, knights and lances are at the ready as Spectacular Jousting returns to Linlithgow Palace on 1st and 2nd July.

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  • Scotland’s New National Building Conservation Centre Officially Opens

    Scotland’s New National Building Conservation Centre Officially Opens

    27th June 2017

    An exciting new chapter for Scotland’s heritage sector begins today as Historic Environment Scotland unveils The Engine Shed, its pioneering £11m national building conservation centre.

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