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...

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) Royal Exchange Square Glasgow The building is centuries old, dating back to the eighteenth century when it was an elegant home for a Glasgow merchant who made his fortune in tobacco trade and made a home for his family i ...

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 ...

Leith Hall Reopens

      Recently, Leith Hall mansion house welcomed its first visitors in almost five years. The historic house at the National Trust for Scotland property at Kennethmont near Huntly (northwest of Aberdeen) has been refurbished t ...

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 Scottish Sun...

    The Scottish sun, shocked by having its usual cloudy underpinnings stripped away, shone feverishly, embarrassed by its nakedness. ― Stuart Haddon     Photo taken near the Dores Inn, Loch Ness. Photo copyright Jessie Voigts & ...

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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