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33 foot tall Puppet Storm heading through the streets of Glasgow

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February 16, 2020

Storm Kicks Off Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters

    A 33 foot-tall puppet made her way through the streets of Glasgow during 2020's Celtic Connections, in a kickoff of a year long celebration of coasts and waters.  Her purpose?  "Storm lives in...

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 ...

Nights filled with fright at Linlithgow Palace

Birthplace to Mary Queen of Scots and once a seat of the Royal Stewart dynasty, Linlithgow Palace will open its gates after hours in the countdown to All Hallows Eve in a series of ‘Fright Night’ events. As Halloween approaches and darkness falls the pu ...

Explore Edinburgh Castle's war time story

  In the Centenary year marking the outbreak of the First World War, Edinburgh Castle will be hosting a special event exploring its own Great War story. Over the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October, visitors will have the opportunit ...

Christmas comes early to Duff House

Banff is set to get a taste of the festive season as the spectacular Georgian mansion, Duff House, officially unveils its Christmas range.   Once a family home, the grand house has played host to many a traditional Christmas - and on Wednesday 15th ...

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014

      Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014 Once Upon a Place Friday 24 October – Sunday 2 November #OnceUponAPlace                  ...

Spook yourself this Halloween with shivers and ghosts

    This October, the National Trust for Scotland is organising events to send shivers down your spine at historic buildings known to be the home of ghosts and terrifying legends.   What better way to be scared silly this Hallowe ...

Renaissance Royalty visits Doune Castle

  Visitors to Doune Castle this weekend will have the opportunity to travel back in time to the 16th century to find out how the castle would have prepared for a royal visit.   Fit for a Queen marks the arrival of Margaret Tudor, the Queen D ...

Rare Wallace and Bruce manuscripts to be exhibited together for the first time

        Wallace and Bruce letters to go on display at Stirling Castle...rare medieval letters relating to William Wallace and Robert the Bruce are to be exhibited together for the first time.   The exhibition entitled ...

Celebrating the work of Robert Burns at Stirling and Edinburgh Castles

        Stirling and Edinburgh Castles will be celebrating all things Robert Burns this weekend with a programme of events exploring the life and works of one of Scotland’s most famous sons. To mark Burns’ Night, events will ...

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