Activities

Activities

February 29, 2020

AyeWrite! Festival in Glasgow in March

    If you enjoy reading books, learning about ones new to you, hearing authors discuss their creative processes, getting tips for your own writing -- just about anything book related -- then Glasgow...

Elgin Stones Return Home

Work has begun to return 126 medieval carved stones home to Elgin Cathedral. Carved faces, plants and animals are being hoisted up into the cathedral towers to form part of an exciting exhibition due to open on Easter weekend.   The Elgin stones spe ...

Connecting with Scotland's Businesses: Scotland's Trade Fair

    Do you market Scotland-made goods in your business, or would you like to? If so, or if you are curious about the possibilities of dong so, then Scotland's Trade Fair and Scotland's Specialty Food Show, coming up on the 24th through the ...

Scotland's Music: Three Festivals in Winter

At first thought, winter might seem an unlikely season to hold a music festival. On second thought, though, what better time for gathering indoors and sharing song, tune, and story? If you love the music of Scotland and its connection with other music, Cel ...

Scotland, Christmas, and Music

    At the winter holiday season in Scotland, you will hear many carols and songs and hymns that are familiar across the English speaking world, along with some you might recognize from France, Ireland, the Appalachian region of the United ...

Grab Christmas by the antlers

    Edinburgh children Chloe Brown, Hannah Law, Euan and Luke Stevenson, Poppy and Lilly Duffy, and Rory Willis grabbed Christmas by the antlers today as they launched the National Trust for Scotland’s festive programme at Gladstone’s ...

Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500

Route 66, Going to the Sun Road, The Wild Atlantic Way: classic travelers'  routes all. The folk of the North Highland Initiative would like to add another to that list: North Coast 500.    North Coast 500 is a route that runs arou ...

History, Legend Meet in Art: The Kelpies

    Art, engineering, history, legend -- The Kelpies have connection to all these things, and a few more. But wait, you may be thinking, what are The Kelpies anyway? Works of art, works of engineering, a new feature in the landscape in t ...

Dumbarton Castle showcases 1,000 years of history this summer

Ten centuries of Scottish history will be brought to life as part of a brand new event taking place next month.   Over the course of a weekend, Rock of Ages is set to transform Dumbarton Castle Rock and Pier Park below into a real life timeline, cha ...

Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Harps were among the earliest instruments played by people in Scotland. In varied forms, they remain a vibrant part of Scotland's music, thanks in no small part to The Clarsach Society. This year, as the Society presents the 34th edition of the Edinburgh I ...

Leading 18th century Scottish artist celebrated in new exhibition

    An exhibition which will showcase a collection of artworks by one of Scotland’s greatest 18th century artists, Allan Ramsay, is set to open in the North East.   The Allan Ramsay – Master Draughtsman exhibition, which opens to ...

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