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I love it when a good clan comes together

by May 21, 2014

In the heyday of the Scottish clan system, chieftains would often meet with their members to devise cattle raids, seize...

Rediscover the great outdoors and history with the John Muir Way events

by March 28, 2014

Did you know John Muir was a Scot, and it was here that he first fell in love with nature...

Follow Pipefest on a march through Stirling’s fascinating history

by March 27, 2014

Stirling’s Big Weekend is just a few months away, so if you haven’t done so already, clear your diaries! Running...

Prepare for battle at Bannockburn: Scottish history comes charging at you in 2014

by February 21, 2014

Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre In case you’re not overly familiar with Scottish history, the famous Battle of Bannockburn 1314...

Discover Scott’s Scotland as Waverley turns 200

by January 15, 2014

Whether you’ve read Waverley, or even heard of it, this historical novel has probably affected the way you think about...

Carry on up the wall

by September 11, 2013

Yes it’s that time of year again – dust off your centurion galea and march to the most northerly Roman...

Get an Ei-ffel of Titan-ic engineering in Glasgow

by August 23, 2013

  You may have heard the news earlier this week that a Clydebank landmark is now one of a rather...

Walk in the steps of your ancestors during Angus Heritage Week

by August 20, 2013

If your great-grandmother delivered babies during the First World War, worked in a café of a famous theme park, or...

The jewels in Edinburgh’s crown

by August 2, 2013

  Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few months, you might have noticed that 2013 has...

The Ultimate Geek’s Guide to Scottish Industrial History!

by March 27, 2013

Have you ever wanted to experience an offbeat journey through time to learn more about Scotland’s industrial history? Well such...

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