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Jackie Bird and John Reid look at a Roman helmet and other artefacts in a glass case in a museum.
1 Mar 2024

Love Scotland podcast – highlights

Production is underway on the next full series of the award-winning Love Scotland podcast, but in the meantime we’re diving into the archives to highlight five of our top episodes.

2 Feb 2024

Caring for industrial collections, part 3: historical soundscapes

In the third of a four-part series, we look at the care, expertise and challenges involved in maintaining the functionality of dynamic objects within our interiors. 

A composite image made up of five photos showing various aspects of gardening. In the top left is a shrub absolutely covered in pink flowers. In the top right is a rhododendron with deep red flowers. In the bottom left are three people dressed in navy jackets and all wearing midge nets. In the bottom right are a row of nine people standing in a garden. At the centre is an image of an interpretation board in a garden, explaining the PLANTS project.
28 Dec 2023

The PLANTS project: looking back, planning ahead

With 2023 coming to an end, the PLANTS project manager takes a moment to look back and take stock of a year with lots to celebrate.

20 Dec 2023

Ivory exhibition at Brodie Castle

An exhibition at Brodie Castle will explore historic and contemporary issues around the subject of ivory trade.

A composite image made up of two photos side by side. On the left is a smiling young man with a beard. He is standing on a cliff edge and is holding a pair of binoculars. A rocky beach is far below him. On the right is a photo of a fluffy white seal pup lying on some rocks.
15 Dec 2023

Love Scotland podcast – Season 7

Listen to the seventh season of the Trust’s podcast, which explores some thrilling stories about Scotland’s people and places.

An upper floor inside an old mill, with sacks of wheat standing on the wooden floorboards. Various cogs and pulleys can be seen in the background.
2 Nov 2023

Caring for industrial collections, part 2: moving with the times

In the second of a four-part series, we take a look at the specialist skills needed to care for a working industrial property.

15 Sep 2023

New Peter Pan memorabilia at J M Barrie’s Birthplace

Adding even more magic, new items of Peter Pan memorabilia have been donated to J M Barrie’s Birthplace, including stage show programmes and letters.

A close-up of a folded red and green tartan woollen shawl
15 Sep 2023

It’s a Wrap at Weaver’s Cottage

Work is underway to research, care for and display a collection of historic shawls at Weaver’s Cottage.

25 Aug 2023

Weaver’s art – from London to Kilbarchan

Research undertaken by Jenny MacLeod, a PhD researcher from the University of Glasgow, has revealed new insights into the townscapes in the Weaver’s Cottage art collection.