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Battle of Bannockburn project launched with branding and website

Battle of Bannockburn project launched with branding and website | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The branding and website for the £9 million Battle of Bannockburn project has been launched, marking 700 days until the 700th anniversary of the battle.
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Praise for William’s performance with Scottish Chamber Orchestra ▪ William Berger – Baritone

The Herald’s Keith Bruce has lauded William Berger and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s performance at Stirling Castle on Thursday 19th July with conductor Nicholas McGegan.

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Two more community radio stations for Scotland

Two more community radio stations for Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

THE network of community radio stations throughout Scotland is being joined by a further two. Applications for a community radio licence from Sound of Mull Radio and Camglen Radio have been accepted by the broadcasting regulators.

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The Daily Reflector

The Daily Reflector | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

As the fog broke on Grandfather Mountain, the 57th annual Highland Games came into view on MacRae Field in Linville.

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Celtic Music Radio to launch fundraising ‘Radiothon’ | Celtic Music Radio 1530 AM

Celtic Music Radio to launch fundraising ‘Radiothon’ | Celtic Music Radio 1530 AM | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Celtic Music Radio 1530AM will be holding its first Radiothon, launching on Friday 3 August from 8.00pm – a week after regulator Ofcom awarded the station a slot on the sought after FM waveband.

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Scotland on Sunday’s Edinburgh festival picks - News and features - Scotsman.com

Scotland on Sunday’s Edinburgh festival picks - News and features - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
With just days to go before Edinburgh’s festival bonanza begins, Scotland on Sunday’s writers name the shows they are most looking forward to...
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Jazz carnival kicks off festival

Jazz carnival kicks off festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Brass bands, Brazilian dancers and accordion players take part in a carnival as part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.
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The Courier - Sun stages a comeback for the Rewind Festival

The Courier - Sun stages a comeback for the Rewind Festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Revellers will be hoping to wallow in nostalgia rather than mud at this weekend's Rewind Festival.

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Sculptor's work on display at Holyrood / Greenock Telegraph / News / Gourock

Sculptor's work on display at Holyrood / Greenock Telegraph / News / Gourock | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
ARTWORK by the late Gourock sculptor George Wyllie has gone on display as part of a special exhibition in the Scottish Parliament.,...
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Aberdeen art exhibits now available for loan - Visual Arts - Scotsman.com

SOME of Scotland’s most treasured artworks are being rented out to the public for the first time. Aberdeen City Council is putting up 400 pieces for loan from the city’s Fine Art Collection.
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War Iron to play two Scotland shows

War Iron to play two Scotland shows | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Belfast twin bass doom sludge merchants War Iron are to play two dates in Scotland at the beginning of next month.
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Collective Gallery Press Release - Mick Peter | Lying and Liars

Lying and Liars is a new installation created specifically for Collective's space by Glasgow-based artist Mick Peter.
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LondonJazz: Scottish Jazz Awards (winners in bold )

LondonJazz: Scottish Jazz Awards (winners in bold ) | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

HERE ARE THE WINNERS IN THE SCOTTISH JAZZ AWARDS, HELD TONIGHT IN EDINBURGH, IN BOLD (OR SHOULD THAT BE BRAVE?). HOSTED BY IAN SHAW, SUPPORTED BY CREATIVE SCOTLAND, ORGANIZED BY THE SCOTTISH JAZZ FEDERATION..

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Brave director Mark Andrews tells how the Highlands came to Hollywood

Brave director Mark Andrews tells how the Highlands came to Hollywood | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
RAISED on tales of hardy and kilted ancestors, Scotland has been part of Mark Andrews’s life as long as he can remember.
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First Minister Alex Salmond announces £130,000 cultural economy boost

A £130,000 funding package highlights the Scottish Government's strong commitment to the cultural economy, the First Minister has said.
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Cash boost for industrial project

Cash boost for industrial project | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A project to uncover the hidden history and natural wealth of one of Scotland's industrial landscapes is awarded £2m...
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BBC snub Olympic events held in Scotland | Deadline News

BBC bosses have come under fire after it was revealed only one Olympic event being held in Scotland will be screened live on television.
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Art review: Van Gogh To Kandinsky, Symbolist Landscape In Europe 1880-1910 - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Art review: Van Gogh To Kandinsky, Symbolist Landscape In Europe 1880-1910 - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A new show celebrates the landscapes of the artists who cast aside the visual reality of Impressionism to follow a more emotional route...
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One Thousand Points of Light: Melvin Moti exhibits at National Museum of Scotland

One Thousand Points of Light: Melvin Moti exhibits at National Museum of Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Dutch artist Melvin Moti is to hold his first UK solo show at the National Museum of Scotland, as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2012.
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Scottish charity faces race against time to save historic John Logie Baird treasures

Scottish charity faces race against time to save historic John Logie Baird treasures | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
News for the marketing & media industries in the UK, with stories, job search resources, events listing, and features.
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HADDO ARTS FESTIVAL 6TH – 14TH OCTOBER 2012

HADDO ARTS FESTIVAL 6TH – 14TH OCTOBER 2012 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The National Trust for Scotland, and the Haddo Users Group including HHCOS are proud to announce an exciting new venture – an annual Arts Festival for Haddo House.Voices – Haddo Arts Festival runni...
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Maureen Beattie in Québecoise play to tour Scotland

Maureen Beattie in Québecoise play to tour Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
It is a fascinating experience to watch a rehearsal for a play about to start touring. Increasingly directors are prepared to open the doors on a process previously hidden from the theatre going public.
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Phil Teer: Scojun: how Scotland never invented Cajun music

Phil Teer: Scojun: how Scotland never invented Cajun music | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Dick Gaughan, on the sleeve notes of his album Handful of Earth, wrote that Scojun Waltz was "an attempt to prove that cajun music originated in Leith." When I read that as a 16 year old back in the 80's I thought it might be true. My mate Andy, who knew a lot about folk music, told me it was a joke. I felt a bit stupid at the time and let it go.

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Scotland Tonight: Is Madonna still the Queen of Pop or just out to shock? | Free Scotland

Edinburgh is getting ready to host the Queen of Pop Madonna in the latest stage of her controversy-hit tour.

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Report calls for new shows to help revitalise Scotlands theatres

Report calls for new shows to help revitalise Scotlands theatres | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A MAJOR new report into the state of Scottish theatre has found that while there are plenty of quality theatres, there are not enough shows...
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