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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...

Edinburgh Castle - Besieged!

This weekend at Edinburgh Castle, be prepared for the sounds of muskets and cannons as the castle travels back in time to the year 1640. On Saturday 6th October 2012 and Sunday 7th October 2012, visitors will travel back to when the Castle was besiege ...

Halloween with Robert Burns

  In partnership with the International Storytelling Festival, the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum will celebrate a SPOOKY halloween event, which will include story teller Rosie Mapplebeck, whose stories are deeply rooted in the earth. Her repertoire ...

Want to get married at Edinburgh Castle? Here's How...

If you are looking for the ultimate romantic location for your wedding, why not come along to Edinburgh Castle’s Wedding Open Day on Saturday 13th October 2013?   The event is taking place from 11:00 to 4:00 pm and will showcase the fi ...

Scary Scotland: Hallowe’en 2012

There’s nowhere better to spend Hallowe’en than at one of the National Trust for Scotland’s historic haunted places. With more events than ever before, and some truly terrifying real-life ghost stories to share, Hallowe’en 2012 is s ...

Celtic Colours: Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

Cape Breton in the north of Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada, is known for its strong Scottish heritage, and for how that heritage has evolved its own identity through meeting with crosscurrents of other cultures. Every year in mid October, Cape Bretoners ce ...

Scottish Archaeology Month at Holyrood Park

Meet a druid and discover the secrets of Iron Age life at Holyrood Park If you have ever wondered how our Iron Age ancestors flourished, an Historic Scotland event this weekend could answer your questions with an appearance from a druid, firestarter, ...

Cowalfest: Meet as strangers, leave as friends

Cowalfest has a knack of attracting extraordinary people who are fascinated by their area of interest and able to convey their wealth of knowledge in easy to understand and accessible language.   Join a Cowalfest walk or two, and you could meet for ...

Time Travel at Aberdour Castle

Step back to the time of Oliver Cromwell at Aberdour Castle   Come to Aberdour Castle, possibly the oldest standing masonry castle in Scotland,  on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2012 and step back in time to the year 1651 when Oliv ...

Monty Python Quest at Doune Castle

And now for something completely different!     Come along to the magnificent medieval Doune Castle on Sunday 16th September 2012 for the annual Monty Python-inspired event. Doune Castle featured in many of the scenes in the 1974 c ...

Blas Festival: Inverness and across the Highlands

From Thurso to Inverness to the Isle of Skye, all across the Highlands of Scotland, the Blas Festival brings a celebration of Gaelic music and tradition. In 2012, it is coming up from  7 through 15 September. There will be tributes to the late Ga ...

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