Arts and Culture

  • Winter Festivals: celebrating Scotland’s cultural diversity

    1st December 2017 by

    This year over 20 events across Scotland have been developed by multi-cultural communities to celebrate the Winter Festivals, which marks St Andrew’s Day, Hogmanay and Burns Night. The multi-cultural celebration of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and the Winter Festivals is delivered by BEMIS Scotland and supported by a funding contribution of £64,680…

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  • Scottish International Storytelling Festival and #HHA2017

    19th October 2017 by

    Open Word – Open World   Donald Smith, Director at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, blogs about this year’s edition of the Festival and its positive links with 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. Storytelling is the art of connection. Though the mind can be persuaded, humans only act when emotion and imagination are…

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  • Celebrating World Heritage Day 2017

    22nd April 2017 by

    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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