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Muriel’s Musings: Christmas Guidance

  • Posted on: 14/12/2018

 No Christmas Here? The Scots have never had a great love for Christmas thanks to the Reformation in the 16th century. John Knox, chief Calvinist and general misery guts, saw Mary, Queen of Scots dancing and enjoying herself at court …

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Margaret of Scotland: 10, 11 December at Edinburgh Castle

  • Posted on: 07/12/2018

Medieval history has not given us the stories of many woman. It is, therefore, remarkable that Queen Margaret remains so important in Scottish history. Discover how a Hungarian princess became the queen of Scotland and the significant contribution she made …

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Christmas Fair at National Museum of Rural Life, 9th December

  • Posted on: 07/12/2018

Join Maggie at the Farmhouse for some old fashioned games and songs. This is your chance to  enjoy traditional festive fun. Maggie will be waiting for you upstairs in the Farmhouse. Suitable for all ages; children must be accompanied by …

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Jasper’s Jottings: “Makin’ Roads”

  • Posted on: 07/12/2018

Brown Sauce for the Gander “There you are Mr Wylie – bacon, flat sausage, potato scones, fried bread, black pudding, white pudding, grilled tomato an’ a sprig o’ yon parsley for yer greens. I’ll jist make some tea an’ toast …

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