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The Queen’s Progress: St Andrew’s Castle 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 August

  • Posted on: 30/07/2015

As it is the 500th anniversary of the birth of Mary of Guise, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots Historic Scotland has organised a “royal” progress around sites associated with the queen. Having spent July in Linlithgow Palace, her grace …

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Launch of History Week at the Museum of the University of St Andrews: 3 August

  • Posted on: 30/07/2015

Evacuee for the day Mon 3 August, 10.30-11.15am (Ages 3-6), 11.30-12.30pm (Ages 7-12), 2-4pm (Drop-in activities for all ages) Can you imagine leaving home for your safety? Travel back in time to the 1940s, when childhood was very different. Meet our …

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The “Other” Mary at Edinburgh Castle: 4, 5 & 31 August

  • Posted on: 08/07/2015

Mary of Guise, mother to Mary Queen of Scots, will be in the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle. She is delighted that she is now Queen Regent on behalf of her daughter and even more joyful that her daughter is …

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An Audience with Mary, Queen of Scots at Edinburgh Castle, 15, 16, 29 July & 17 August

  • Posted on: 08/07/2015

Her Grace is once again visiting Edinburgh Castle.  The Queen will expect you to greet her in the appropriate manner for someone as important as herself and if you don’t will show you what you should be doing! Have fun and learn …

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