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February 16, 2020

Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

      Note: Sad to report that Cafe Source at Saint Andrew's in the Square ceased operation at the end of January 2020 as the building has been put up for sale by their landlord and they were asked...

Trust's horrible histories make Halloween magic

        Scary stories, ghoulish ghost tours and wyrd walks for all ages will make the National Trust for Scotland's atmospheric castles, gardens and woodlands the place to hang out this Halloween.   The conservation c ...

Uncover Edinburgh's Lost Past

    Public invited to see 'the Edinburgh that never was' as part of Doors Open Days Historic Environment Scotland is throwing open the doors of the National Record of Scotland this weekend to reveal the hidden gems of Edinburgh's past. L ...

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

    For the first time the forgotten histories of a group of four Scottish islands – known collectively as the Small Isles – have been brought together in a definitive new work.   By exploring the physical evidence that remains, The ...

Bearsden Roman fort begins to give up its secrets

    The excavation of a large Roman fort in the 1970s in Bearsden has provided rare insight into how Roman soldiers coped with life in Scotland, nearly 2,000 years ago. Following years of excavating and scientific analysis, Bearsden: A R ...

New Tour for Families Brings Edinburgh Literary Legacy to Life

  Edinburgh,  May 19  2016 – Context Travel, organizer of critically acclaimed walking tours, unveils its new Quills and Magic Wands: Literary Edinburgh for Families tour in time for its 2016 spring/summer season. The child-oriented intr ...

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships for Higher Education

Latest news from the Scottish government:   Overview: The Saltire Scholarship is a substantial programme of scholarships, offering up to 100 awards, each worth £4,000 towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, ...

Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrates Robert Burns' Poems for Burns Night

Celebrate Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet, by Taking a "Burnsie" and Listening to Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrate the Bard's Most Famous Poems   January 25 is Burns Night, which celebrates Scotland's most famous poet, Robert Burns. On Burn ...

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 ...

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