HistoricEnv Scotland (@HistEnvScot )

HistoricEnv Scotland

Bio Scotlands public body promoting Heritage For All. Sa Gàidhlig: Àrainneachd Eachdraidheil Alba.

Days out: @welovehistory

House Rules: ow.ly/LVFc50uglsv

Location Scotland, United Kingdom
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Account created 05-11-2013 12:05:57
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Hootsuite Inc. : Fancy helping to deliver events such as Spectacular Jousting?

Were recruiting volunteers to provide support Historic Scotland summer events at Dumbarton Castle, Linlithgow Palace, Caerlaverock Castle and Fort George.

Find out how to get involved: ow.ly/6w7B50ujmgA

Hootsuite Inc. : Just 2 weeks left to secure your place on Building Conservation Summer School! Over 5 days, join HistoricEnv Scotland experts to learn about:

✅ conservation principles
✅ stone + lime
✅ digital innovation
✅ salvage
✅ sustainability
✅ vernacular heritage

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Hootsuite Inc. : Behold! it is #WorldBeeDay 🐝
Beekeeping in Roslin with keeper Mr Young & his beehives 1921 The Roslin Institute

In the 1795 Review of Agriculture, James Bonner a celebrated Roslin Bee Master, wrote on beekeeping & supplied honey to the Edinburgh gentry

Hootsuite Inc. : Stravaiging around Scotland HistoricEnv Scotland Castle Studies Trust Castle Studies Group Simon Forder David C. Weinczok The Scots Magazine Scotland Magazine D&G! Whats Going on? Love Archaeology Aerial view of Torthorwald Castle taken in 1983
Motte-and-bailey castle probably erected by the de Tothorwald family in the C12th. It was one of the castles protecting the western marches of the de Brus lordship of Annandale.
#ScotlandFromTheSky scran.ac.uk/database/resul…+

Hootsuite Inc. : Simon Forder Hi Simon, we are aware of some issues on the Canmore site which our IT team are currently working to fix. Thanks for your patience and apologies for any inconvenience!

Hootsuite Inc. : Getting ready for #Eurovision? #DYK that Edinburgh’s Usher Hall hosted the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest? These SCRAN archive images show the Lothian Road venue being prepared for the big show, and the eventual winner, Greek singer Vicky Leandros representing Luxembourg.

Hootsuite Inc. : This Local & Community History month we look back at an #HESSupportd project in Rhynie Aberdeenshire, where a focus on archaeology in the local area revealed evidence of an ancient pictish royal centre See blog here: ow.ly/TTa450ugmmr

Twitter Web App : ...and another four years to 1959 when the George Watsons College boys band won the heat of the Edinburgh Progressive Association competition at the Palais. The smart-dressed combo was called Unit One 🎸🎸🎸

(© The Scotsman Publications Ltd. Licensor SCRAN)

Twitter Web App : Fast forward some 214 years to this archive image showing children putting their chairs on their desks at the end of their first day at George Watsons School in 1955...

(© The Scotsman Publications Ltd. Licensor SCRAN)

Twitter Web App : #OnThisDay in 1741 a charitable school was established in Edinburgh using money bequeathed by accountant George Watson. On its opening day George Watsons Hospital was attended by 11 pupils, boys aged between 9 and 10.

(© Edinburgh City Libraries. Licensor SCRAN)

Twitter Web App : Hands up if you know which historic Scottish castle features in our 3D model revealing the secrets of a hidden, medieval well?🙌

Explore Scotlands heritage and uncover hidden treasures like this on @sketchfab: ow.ly/qjsC50ug8Bw

#MuseumWeek #ExploreMW

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Hootsuite Inc. : Thanks to the team at The Queens Hall for giving us a behind the scenes look at works which we funded through our Historic Environment Repair Grant.

A range of works were carried out to the stone and roof to ensure the iconic #Edinburgh building is preserved for generations to come