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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...

Medieval Mayhem at Caerlaverock Castle

A glimpse of medieval life at Caerlaverock Castle over four days next week promises visitors a thrilling insight into sword fighting, archery and crossbow skills.   “Medieval Mayhem” is the perfect entertainment for Caerlaverock, ...

Duff House - Wartime Secrets of Northeast Mansion Revealed

The fascinating wartime secrets of one of the North East’s most famous houses is being explored in a special event next weekend (Saturday 28th July and Sunday 29th July).   Duff House in Banffshire is throwing open the doors to its mil ...

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival October 19-28, 2012 Once Upon a Story - Folktales of Europe Love Folktales? The Scottish Storytelling Centre has an amazing festival planned, including performances, conferences, workshops, family ...

Your Favorite Place?

Do you have a favorite place in Scotland? Perhaps the coastline, or that fishing spot (shh!) in the Highlands? Maybe a restaurant, or a rental cottage? A shop? A beach? A B&B? The Scottish Book Trust and BBC Scotland want to know! Write a story, p ...

Digging up the past at Ness of Brodgar

Teenagers are being offered a chance for an unrivalled experience of hands-on archaeology at one of Scotland’s richest ancient sites, Ness of Brodgar in Orkney.   Historic Scotland has teamed up with the Orkney Research Centre for A ...

A day out fit for a king and queen

The centuries-old pastimes that once entertained royal families in Holyrood Park will be on display for all to see this Sunday in capital’s former hunting ground.   Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service is inviting visitors to step ...

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