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33 foot tall Puppet Storm heading through the streets of Glasgow

Activities

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...

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 ...

All Scotland's Landscapes Matter

Fifty years on from a ground-breaking conference looking at Scotland’s landscapes, a follow up event is scheduled to consider the future for nation’s countryside.     In 1962, a ground-breaking conference considered the stat ...

Outdoor opera at Duff House

The UK’s only outdoor operatic touring company Illyria is to return to the stunning grounds of Duff House following a hugely successful performance last year. “HMS Pinafore”, by Gilbert and Sullivan, will be staged at this magnificen ...

Redhead Flash Mob at Drum Castle for Brave

Ginger snap draws praise from Brave director ...   Word of Scotland’s first ever ‘Ginger Snap’ – a flash mobs of redheads that gathered at Drum Castle on Friday 3 August to celebrate the release of Disney Pixar’ ...

Scotland’s Garden History Revealed

The National Trust for Scotland is offering a major study course into the history, conservation and management of Scotland’s gardens starting in September.   During fifteen daylong sessions, top specialists in the field of garden histo ...

Over 100 cèilidhs across Scotland as Fèis Cèilidh Trails hit the road

The Cèilidh Trail participants began their summer holidays with a week of training and preparing their sets at Fèis Alba, being held at the Centre of Excellence for Traditional Music at Plockton High School. This year there are 7 C&eg ...

Celebration of the Centuries at Fort George

Historic Scotland largest event of the year, ‘Celebration of the Centuries’, returns to  the magnificent setting of Fort George, one of the finest military fortifications in Europe.The event, to be held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th Aug ...

Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival

You are able to hear the skirl of bagpipes every day of the year somewhere in Scotland. In early August, though, Glasgow becomes a focus of pipers the world over as the Piping Live! Festival takes place, with competitions, concerts, talks, pipers shar ...

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.   ...

Edinburgh Assembly Rooms Reopen

The Assembly rooms, first opened in 1787 to provide a space for cultural and entertainment purposes, has had a long and storied history. They reopened on July 21, 2012 after closing for 18 months for refurbishment. The Assembly Rooms is a Category A listed ...

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