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Tag: Scottish History

Pictish stone discovered in Scots field prompts fundraising campaign for conservation

THE DISCOVERY of a rare Pictish symbol stone has resulted in a fundraising campaign to pay for future conservation. The stone was unearthed by archaeologists...

‘Wallunteers’ build it better at Bannockburn House

A TEAM OF 20 ‘wallunteers’ have been praised for playing a major role in restoring a key feature at one of Scotland’s most historic...

Celtic Connections to celebrate oral traditions as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories

Celtic Connections is set to put Scotland's rich oral traditions in the spotlight this January. This is part of a specially commissioned strand of events...

History based video game launched by Scots University

A SCOTS university has launched a history based video game taking players to back to Scotland's plague ridden streets. University of Aberdeen historians launched the...

Postie delivers fan mail to Neil Oliver with hand-painted portrait instead of address

A POSTIE has managed to deliver fan mail to Neil Oliver with an incredible hand-painted portrait of the Scots historian instead of an address. Over...

The National Library of Scotland has acquired an ancient manuscript

THE NATIONAL Library of Scotland has secured an ancient Scottish manuscript at an auction on May 18. The manuscript, known as the Chronicle of Fortingall,...

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