Tag / year of history heritage and archaeology
Press Releases • Sep 01, 2017 11:46 BST
From the Iron Age to the Roman Empire, from Vikings to Jacobites, from epic battles to great escapes, September will be a month of historic proportions with a jam packed calendar of events celebrating Scotland’s 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.
Press Releases • Aug 21, 2017 10:15 BST
Spotlight shines on New Lanark’s outstanding universal value with the opening of their first Shining Lives exhibition - a large-scale light installation exhibition projecting images onto its building facades.
Press Releases • Aug 07, 2017 12:06 BST
A unique event linking more than 25 historic sites across the Scottish Borders will open this year’s Scottish Borders Heritage Festival.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2017 13:22 BST
Winners chosen by popular vote include Viking-era monuments, a “castle on the hill” and a medieval burial ground.
Press Releases • Jul 26, 2017 10:44 BST
Vibrant Glasgow got a taste of Scotland’s Norse history this week as a squad of Shetland Vikings descended on the city for an exciting and rambunctious visit. The ancient Scottish islanders were in Scotland’s largest city for some pampering and relaxation ahead of the Follow the Vikings events this September (2-3, and 9).
Press Releases • Jun 20, 2017 11:57 BST
Blog posts • May 19, 2017 16:18 BST
VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead talks about the importance of keeping abreast of international trends and how Scotland can learn from other destinations.