Culture

  • Discovering Scotland’s heritage through digital learning

    8th May 2017 by

    Minecraft recreation St Kilda

    2017 is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology – an excellent opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate and learn more about Scotland’s heritage and cultural assets. Our World Heritage Day celebrations on 18 April, led in Scotland by Dig It!2017 and supported by EventScotland, encouraged people across the country to learn more about...

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  • Guest blog: World Book Night 2017

    23rd April 2017 by

    This World Book Night, share a book with someone who doesn’t regularly read – By Sue Wilkinson, CEO of The Reading Agency At The Reading Agency, we are always asking regular readers what makes them turn to books. They talk about the comfort and relaxation of reading and the joy of escaping into a new...

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  • Celebrating World Heritage Day 2017

    22nd April 2017 by

    Fiona Hyslop Picts vs Romans Scotland in Six - Neil Hanna Photography

    This week we celebrated World Heritage Day, an opportunity to shine a spotlight on some of the best examples of cultural heritage and natural landscapes the world has to offer. This annual celebration, taking place every year on 18th April, encourages us to take a moment every year to reflect on how the world’s sites...

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  • Celebrating World Book Day 2017

    2nd March 2017 by

    There are few pleasures greater than reading a good book. Picking up a book and losing yourself in its pages is something magical. Culture, especially in the form of literature and the arts, enables us to make sense of the world around us or, when needed, can provide a welcome distraction. Reading provides some widely...

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