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10 October 2011
Stirling Castle enjoys boost in visitor numbers
Stirling Castle has enjoyed a great visitor season following the opening of the £12 million Castle’s renaissance palace in June, giving visitors the opportunity to step back in time to the sumptuous world of Stirling Castle’s royal court.
29 September 2011
Crowning Glory for Stirling Castle
A new, hand-woven tapestry depicting the Unicorn at Bay has been unveiled in the recently opened James V Palace at Stirling Castle.
15 September 2011
Stirling Castle website wins top Web Award
Historic Scotland has won a top award for its Stirling Castle website. It received a prestigious Government Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association..
1 September 2011
Renowned Scottish Artist takes up residence at Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle has been the inspiration for many paintings and drawings over the centuries – and now its has its own artist in residence. Visitors will now be able to see Iona Leishman – a rising star among Scottish painters – carry out a residency at the castle for the rest of 2011 and view a selection of her work on display and on sale. During this time she will work with schools and community groups to develop the creative talents of children and adults – including supporting high school students who are putting together portfolios for art exams.
26 August 2011
Historic Scotland Summer School returns to Stirling
Historic Scotland is holding its second residential summer school in building conservation, following last year’s successful launch.