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One of the world’s longest tapestries to be unveiled at the Scottish Parliament

By at September 2, 2013 | 7:45 pm | 0 Comment

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The Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament will unveil one of the world’s longest tapestries, The Great Tapestry of Scotland on Tuesday 3rd September at The Scottish Parliament. This is the first time that the 143 metre Tapestry will be unveiled in its entirety. 1000 volunteer stitchers have sewn for over 50,000 hours, using 300 miles

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Scotland’s place in the world debated at this year’s Festival of Politics

By at August 23, 2013 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

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The 9th Festival of Politics gets underway today (Friday 23rd August 2013) examining ‘Scotland’s Place in the World’. The three day festival takes place in the unique setting of the Scottish Parliament and explores what has defined Scotland’s past and debates the big issues that will shape its future. With sessions on defence, immigration, broadcasting, the

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Performances for all at the Parliament

By at August 2, 2013 | 4:01 pm | 0 Comment

A programme of free entertainment has today (3 August) been launched by the Scottish Parliament as part of this year’s Festival of Politics. Everything from music to comedy – with poetry in between – is included in the Festival Café programme which aims to get people thinking, talking and tapping their feet. For the first time, the Festival will feature the

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