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June 03, 2017

Musicians Raise the Roof at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    Two Scottish acts are preparing for this year’s Upside Doon music festival by playing a surprise gig on the roof of the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Talented singer-songwriter Colin Hunter and...

Musicians Raise the Roof at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    Two Scottish acts are preparing for this year’s Upside Doon music festival by playing a surprise gig on the roof of the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Talented singer-songwriter Colin Hunter and acclaimed six-piece Have Mercy Las Ve ...

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 ...

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 ...

Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrates Robert Burns' Poems for Burns Night

Celebrate Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet, by Taking a "Burnsie" and Listening to Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrate the Bard's Most Famous Poems   January 25 is Burns Night, which celebrates Scotland's most famous poet, Robert Burns. On Burn ...

Connecting with Scotland's Businesses: Scotland's Trade Fair

    Do you market Scotland-made goods in your business, or would you like to? If so, or if you are curious about the possibilities of dong so, then Scotland's Trade Fair and Scotland's Specialty Food Show, coming up on the 24th through the ...

Grab Christmas by the antlers

    Edinburgh children Chloe Brown, Hannah Law, Euan and Luke Stevenson, Poppy and Lilly Duffy, and Rory Willis grabbed Christmas by the antlers today as they launched the National Trust for Scotland’s festive programme at Gladstone’s ...

Dumbarton Castle showcases 1,000 years of history this summer

Ten centuries of Scottish history will be brought to life as part of a brand new event taking place next month.   Over the course of a weekend, Rock of Ages is set to transform Dumbarton Castle Rock and Pier Park below into a real life timeline, cha ...

Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Harps were among the earliest instruments played by people in Scotland. In varied forms, they remain a vibrant part of Scotland's music, thanks in no small part to The Clarsach Society. This year, as the Society presents the 34th edition of the Edinburgh I ...

Battle of the Bards at Stirling Castle

One of Scotland’s oldest art forms, Flyting, is to make a comeback at a unique event taking place at Stirling Castle, once home to the Stewart Kings and Queens.   Taking place on the evening of Friday 14th November, Stirling Castle’s Great Hall will ...

Scots Fiddle Fest

    Fiddles. They are a vibrant presence, part of the music of Scotland -- you could even say at the heart of the music of Scotland. Played in varying styles and ways from the Borders up to the Northern Isles, from the Western Isles over to ...

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