Monthly Archives: May 2013

Heavenly Helmsdale

Timespan archivist Jacquie Aitken leads a walk to the Caen township & longhouse. When I arrived in Helmsdale, my family’s home village on the east coast of Sutherland, I had to two goals. The first was to help Timespan Museum … Continue reading

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Highland Clearance longhouse excavation in the Strath of Kildonan

Site of soon to be excavated longhouse What lies beneath? Launch of longhouse excavation in the Strath of Kildonan Two hundred years on from the Kildonan Clearances, the first research led excavation in five decades will take place to uncover … Continue reading

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May 18 – 19 2013, Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow If you are interested in home improvements, renovation tips, energy saving solutions or building your dream home then look no further.  The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Scotland’s … Continue reading

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Why culture vultures flock to Glasgow

For the past few weeks I’ve been writing wee reviews for the Friday Ticket section of the Daily Record and it’s amazing what is going on in venues across Glasgow on any given night, be it an all-male production of … Continue reading

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£91K digital funding for arts, cultural & heritage sectors

SCOTLAND’S ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE SECTORS RECEIVE £91,000 INVESTMENT TO MEET DIGITAL AMBITIONS Third cycle of funding awarded to 15 organisations to strengthen digital skills Today, 1 May 2013, Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations have received a £91,000 investment … Continue reading

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