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February 29, 2020

AyeWrite! Festival in Glasgow in March

    If you enjoy reading books, learning about ones new to you, hearing authors discuss their creative processes, getting tips for your own writing -- just about anything book related -- then Glasgow...

AyeWrite! Festival in Glasgow in March

    If you enjoy reading books, learning about ones new to you, hearing authors discuss their creative processes, getting tips for your own writing -- just about anything book related -- then Glasgow is your place to be in March. That's ...

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 ...

Outlander showcase for Scotland’s heritage

Some of Scotland’s top heritage sites take a starring role in the eagerly-anticipated new TV series ‘Outlander’. The production, which debuts on US TV on Saturday 9 August, was filmed at a number of popular and picturesque sites owned and cared for by t ...

It's all about Mary, Queen of Scots

        How much do you know about Mary, Queen of Scots? If you're a history buff, like me, you'll be elated at two major avenues in Scotland, right now, to learn more about her. A new book written and produced by Historic S ...

Pubs of Edinburgh and Glasgow

    Do you love pubs? The colorful exteriors, exteriors, and characters? A place to relax? Look no further...a new publication from Historic Scotland highlights the broad variety of listed pubs in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Pubs of Edinburgh and Gl ...

Orkney's Rich Cultural Heritage

    A new guidebook celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of the Orkney Islands has been produced by Historic Scotland, examining a built legacy that incorporates prehistoric villages, standing stones, brochs, palaces and a cathedral. ...

Lennoxlove Book Festival

A weekend of words and wit with some of today's best known writers and personalities, at one of Scotland's great country houses. This fall, from 2-4 November, at Lennoxlove House, Haddington, experience a weekend of sparkling book talk and a f ...

Stanley Mills: Force and Fabric

An Historic Scotland book which helped bolster the international status of Stanley Mills by highlighting new archaeological discoveries and unprecedented research has received a national award.   “Force and Fabric” was highly com ...

Edinburgh Libraries: Books set in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Libraries has put together a fantastic google map of books set in Edinburgh.   As they say, "Explore our city of literature through the stories it has inspired."     Click here to access the map, and discover ...

Edinburgh Libraries & Bernard the Ferret

We LOVE Edinburgh Libraries. There's so much going on, all the time - besides books! A special presentation at many of the library branches this summer is Bernard the Ferret - Happy to be himself, with the Spinoff Theatre Company.   ...

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