Activities

Activities

March 12, 2017

Scotland and Ireland Connect in Music

Ireland and Scotland -- there are just as many connections between the two countries as there are differences. One place those can be explored and enjoyed is through music, both from traditions of...

Scotland and Ireland Connect in Music

Ireland and Scotland -- there are just as many connections between the two countries as there are differences. One place those can be explored and enjoyed is through music, both from traditions of the past and work of present day singers, songwriters, and ...

Visiting Edinburgh? Be Sure to See These Four Museums

Edinburgh is a small city with a lot of museums, including several large, well-known ones, like its National Portrait Gallery, and many small ones that are easy to see in an hour or two, like the Museum on the Mound (where you can see a one-million-pound n ...

Sir John Lavery's Pergola latest masterpiece to go on display at Georgian Mansion

    'Glasgow Boy' Heads to Banff  A painting by highly acclaimed post-impressionist and 'Glasgow Boy' Sir John Lavery has gone on public display in the UK for the first time since the 1940s. The Pergola is now being e ...

Trust's horrible histories make Halloween magic

        Scary stories, ghoulish ghost tours and wyrd walks for all ages will make the National Trust for Scotland's atmospheric castles, gardens and woodlands the place to hang out this Halloween.   The conservation c ...

Uncover Edinburgh's Lost Past

    Public invited to see 'the Edinburgh that never was' as part of Doors Open Days Historic Environment Scotland is throwing open the doors of the National Record of Scotland this weekend to reveal the hidden gems of Edinburgh's past. L ...

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

    For the first time the forgotten histories of a group of four Scottish islands – known collectively as the Small Isles – have been brought together in a definitive new work.   By exploring the physical evidence that remains, The ...

Bearsden Roman fort begins to give up its secrets

    The excavation of a large Roman fort in the 1970s in Bearsden has provided rare insight into how Roman soldiers coped with life in Scotland, nearly 2,000 years ago. Following years of excavating and scientific analysis, Bearsden: A R ...

New Tour for Families Brings Edinburgh Literary Legacy to Life

  Edinburgh,  May 19  2016 – Context Travel, organizer of critically acclaimed walking tours, unveils its new Quills and Magic Wands: Literary Edinburgh for Families tour in time for its 2016 spring/summer season. The child-oriented intr ...

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships for Higher Education

Latest news from the Scottish government:   Overview: The Saltire Scholarship is a substantial programme of scholarships, offering up to 100 awards, each worth £4,000 towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, ...

Tides of Tartan Descend Upon New York for Scotland Week – April 2-10, 2016

  Festive Events Include 10k Race with Runners in Kilts; Family-friendly festival; Scottish Music Performances, the Tartan Day Parade and More From Saturday, April 2 through Sunday, April 10, New York will be filled with events that celebrate Sc ...

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