The Commonwealth Games Come to Glasgow!

9. July 2014

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The Commonwealth Games Come to Glasgow!

With great excitement the city of Glasgow will welcome athletes who are set to represent their countries in the 20th Commonwealth Games.

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26. June 2014

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700 Year anniversary of Bannockburn!

700 Year anniversary of Bannockburn!

The Battle of Bannockburn, which took place on 24 June 1314, was a critical moment in the Scottish wars of independence.  Despite being heavily outnumber, Robert the Bruce led his troops to a key victory against the forces of the …

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1. August 2014

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St Andrews: Early August 2014

St Andrews: Early August 2014

Witches and Martyrs of St Andrews: 5 August, Martyrs Monument, The Scores, 11am

Transports you to the most tumultuous periods when persecution and torture resulted in horrific death – follow in the footsteps of the women accrued of witchcraft and men whose names live on because of the gruesome circumstances surrounding their persecution, torture and eventual death.

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1. August 2014

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Glasgow: Early August 2014

Glasgow: Early August 2014

Piping Live!: Beginning 11 August, Various Venues and Times

It’s the tenth year of this annual week-long celebration of piping, including contemporary and traditional, solo and pipe bands and more. The World Pipe Band Championships take place on the second to last day at Glasgow Green, with free family displays in the George Square area.

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1. August 2014

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Aberdeen: Early August 2014

Aberdeen: Early August 2014

Aberdeen’s War: Throughout the Beginning of August, Aberdeen Art Gallery

An exhibition drawing on the city’s rich collections to explore different aspects of Aberdeen’s involvement with the Great War including work by war artist James McBey.

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1. August 2014

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Stirling: Early August 2014

Stirling: Early August 2014

Sense and Sensibility: 7 August, Stirling Castle, 5.45pm

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Jane Austen’s classic story of two sisters entering 18th century society life and coming to terms with life and love.

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1. August 2014

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Edinburgh: Early August 2014

Edinburgh: Early August 2014

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo: Throughout the Beginning of August, Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

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16. July 2014

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St Andrews and Nearby: Late July 2014

St Andrews and Nearby: Late July 2014

The Bruce Tour: 20 July, St Andrews Castle, 12-4pm

Join Robert I in St Andrews as he gives thanks for the birth of a son and heir, who will cement the Bruces as Kings of Scotland, and talks about his life, his successes and his failures, his regrets, his loves and losses; historic Scotland.

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