Visitors to Dundonald Castle on Sunday 22nd
June can see history brought to life as historical re-enactors shed light on the role the Stewart family played in the Wars of Independence.
Model Kristina Antanaityte explores Melrose Abbey ahead of Fragments of Red: The Last Song, a performance of new music by composer Grayston Ives which will take place at the abbey on Saturday 5th April. Inspired by the medieval Hawick Missal Fragment, Fragments of Red will feature a recurring rose motif in the form of petals and an art installation, in reference to the abbey’s moniker. Tickets are available to buy at www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/fragments or directly from Melrose Abbey, Jedburgh Abbey, Dryburgh Abbey and Smailholm Tower. (c) Helen Pugh, Photography
The third in a series of performances inspired by the medieval Hawick Missal Fragment will take place at Melrose Abbey on Saturday 5th April 2014, ahead of Palm Sunday, for which the music was first composed.
Some of the country’s best-loved historic attractions are set to re-open on 1 April after being closed for the winter months.