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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...

The Essence of Christmas: Scotland

    “Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart." So wrote Washington Irving, the traveller and writer, and descendent of the Irvines of Drum Castle near Banchory – now ...

Fright Night at Linlithgow Palace

      Linlithgow Palace will host a series of ‘Fright Nights’ around Hallowe’en, where visitors can explore the iconic palace after dark   With Hallowe’en approaching, Linlithgow Palace is offering visitors the unique opp ...

A Scottish Halloween - Ghostly Goings-On

Are ye feart? Have ye suffered a fricht when things go dunt in the mirk? But dinnae fash yersel....   Apparently here’s nothing wrong with a bit of fear, according to the experts – it keeps you alert and gives your heart a useful workout. Which ...

Craigievar magic brings fairytales to life

      The National Trust for Scotland will bring fairytales to life in a spellbinding weekend marking 50 years of Trust conservation at Craigievar Castle near Alford on 7 and 8 September.   With its great tower and floati ...

A quick techie guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  If you’re a newbie facing the flood of talent that will engulf Edinburgh during the 2013 Festival Fringe (August 2 – 26), you’ll be wanting some serious modern technology at your disposal just to keep your head above water! But you’re ready to wa ...

An Evening of Story-Telling with Max Scratchmann

          The Last Burrah Sahibs An Evening of Story-Telling with Max Scratchmann at the Edinburgh Festival Spoken Word Fringe After being compulsorily retired from an Indian jute mill and returning to Dundee in the ...

The First Portobello Poetry Panopticum

    The Portobello Poets are a newly-formed group of poets from Portobello and around and were formed as the result of an Inky Fingers workshop on performance poetry led by Jenny Lindsay. Their first public performance is on Sunday 28th ...

Stirling Castle Online: Kids Castle

    Young visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to learn more about it with a new, interactive section on the Castle’s website: Kids Castle. Fun and educational, it is designed to help children and their families discover more about th ...

Clackmannanshire goes wild at Castle Campbell

    Are you new to wildlife watching?  Do you think Springwatch is a non-battery wrist ’clock’? Or are you a very experienced amateur Attenborough? Whatever your knowledge or expertise, join us in a celebration of all things wi ...

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 ...

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