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Year of Young People 2018

Monday 01 January - Monday 31 December

Year of Young People 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing young personalities, talents, and achievers that make up…


Haddington 700 | 2018

Haddington, East Lothian

Monday 01 January - Monday 31 December

2018 will mark 700 years since the Bruce Charter – the oldest document in East Lothian Archives. While we know…

A gold ring with an inscription

Finding our Past | 2018 to 2019

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries, DG2 7SW

Tuesday 06 February - Tuesday 01 January

From prehistoric axe heads to a post medieval gold ring, this foyer exhibition showcases recent archaeological finds made in our…

Brick Wonders | 2018-19

Stirling Castle, Castle Wynd, Stirling, FK8 1EJ

Saturday 29 September - Wednesday 23 January

The exhibition Brick Wonders showcase LEGO® recreations of famous sights worldwide, from the seven wonders of the ancient world to modern,…

Ring of Brodgar HES walk

Ring of Brodgar Walk | 2018-19

Brodgar Carpark, B9055, Stromness KW16 3JZ

Thursday 04 October - Thursday 28 March

Guided walk around Scotland’s largest stone circle which forms part of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site! This…

Pictish silver-gilt penannular brooch with animal-head terminals, from St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, 8th century AD

Scotland’s Early Silver | 2018-19

Duff House, Banff, AB45 3XZ

Wednesday 24 October - Sunday 17 March

Featuring spectacular objects dating from AD75 to AD1000, and supported by The Glenmorangie Research Project on Early Medieval Scotland, Scotland’s…

Brick City | 2018-19

Blackness Castle, Blackness, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7NH

Tuesday 11 December - Sunday 24 March

Visit Blackness Castle and see the exhibition Brick City, which showcase LEGO® versions of iconic buildings from all over the world,…

Brick History | 2018-19

Fort George, Near Ardersier, Inverness, IV2 7TD

Tuesday 11 December - Sunday 06 January

Visit Fort George and watch the exhibition Brick History, which takes you through pivotal moments in world history, as created…

Pictish skull, forensic recreation

Links With The Past | 2018-19

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square Meadowside Dundee DD1 1DA

Wednesday 12 December - Saturday 30 March

1,500 years ago, a Pictish man was buried at Lundin Links long cist cemetery near Largo in Fife. A partnership…

Secrets of Melrose Abbey Museum Tour | 2018

Melrose Abbey, Abbey Street, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9LG

Tuesday 18 December

Join the guides at Melrose Abbey on a tour and learn more about the Abbey’s fascinating past through the stories of…

Kelvingrove Talks | December 2018

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

Wednesday 19 December @ 2:00pm - Wednesday 19 December @ 2:10pm

Midwinter Magic: Finds from Temple Wood, Kilmartin, Argyll The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum are opening up their collections to…

Photo of a map located in the National Libraries of Scotland map room.

Maps for family and local history | 2019

Maps Reading Room, 33 Salisbury Place, Edinburgh EH9 1SL — see Causewayside location map. Please enter via Salisbury Place entrance.

Friday 25 January @ 2:00pm - Friday 25 January @ 3:30pm

Find out how maps can help with your family history or local history research. Learn about the range of historical…

Leonardo Da Vinci's design for a catapult.

Dealing in Death and Destruction: Leonardo’s Weapons | 2018

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

Thursday 21 February @ 2:00pm - Thursday 21 February @ 2:15pm

Elaborate and ingenious war machines and formidable weapons frequently appear in the sketchbooks of Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo Da Vinci. …

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