A celebration of the buildings built mostly in the Highlands of Scotland to cater for the needs and aspirations of the sporting set. This ranges from picturesque rustic cottages such as Connachon Lodgein Highland Perthshire to veritable palaces such as Kinloch Castle, Rum and of course Balmoral in Aberdeenshire. These sporting estates are still an important part of the Highland economy. Simon Green is an architectural historian with Historic Environment Scotland. He has published a book on Dumfries House, Ayrshire and is the President of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.


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Simon Green is an architectural historian with Historic Environment Scotland. He has published a book on Dumfries House, Ayrshire and is the President of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.

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Landing in Paradise

Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland.

Wednesday 24 October 2018, 10:30am

The Viking period saw a great outpouring of people from the Scandinavian homelands as Vikings roamed far to the east, south and west in...

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Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Wednesday 14 November 2018, 10:30am

Edwin G. Lucas (1911-1990) was one of the most unique Scottish painters of the 20th century. A self-taught artist, who...

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