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7 Jun 2017

Exploring Culzean Castle: The Life of Scipio Kennedy (Part 2)

The story of Scipio Kennedy and his journey to Culzean Castle – The Middle Passage and slave-naming traditions

29 May 2017

Exploring Culzean Castle: The Life of Scipio Kennedy (Part 1)

Read the next chapter in a series of posts about Culzean Castle’s history and the life of Scipio Kennedy.

18 May 2017

Exploring Culzean Castle: Before the journey

Read the first in a series of posts about Culzean Castle’s history and the life of Scipio Kennedy.

16 May 2017

The lost walls of Culzean

Read about the discovery of an 18th-century walled garden buried below the Fountain Court at Culzean Castle.

1 Mar 2017

Sgeulachdan Seumasach: Cùil Lodair an-diugh

B' e Cùil Lodair am blàr làmh-ri-làimh mu dheireadh air talamh Bhreatainn. Pàirt de chòmhstri creideimh agus poileataigs nas motha san Roinn Eòrpa, dh'atharraich am blàr goirid ach fuilteach cùrsa eachdraidh.

1 Mar 2017

Sgeulachdan Seumasach: Blàr Chùil Lodair

CChaidh cùrsa eachdraidh Bhreatainn, na h-Eòrpa agus an t-saoghail atharrachadh an seo aig Cùil Lodair air 16 Giblean 1746.

1 Mar 2017

Sgeulachdan Seumasach: Ro Chùil Lodair

Bho na 1630an bha poileataigs agus creideamh ann am Breatann ann an ùpraid. Bha cogadh sìobhalta daonnan a' bagairt agus Alba, Èirinn agus Sasainn a' strì ri dòigh a lorg air a bhith rèidh ri chèile.

27 Feb 2017

Photography on the edge

George Washington Wilson’s photographs of St Kildans were popular with a curious Victorian public.