PerformanceEmergence & MC 14/22 (Ceci est mon corps)Following rave reviews at Edinburgh International Festival 2016, sensuality, brutality and spellbinding spectacle comes to London next spring in a double bill of major contemporary dance works from Scotland’s national ballet company. Radically contrasting in their dance styles, but equally powerful in their extreme emotional impact.

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Using the funds raised by the Scottish Children’s Lottery, Chance to Succeed aims to reduce the damaging effects of financial hardship, poverty, disability and illness on the next generation. Working with charities and community groups, it supports projects with a focus on employability to help nurture a productive, positive future for young people in Scotland.

Alan Simpson joined HES in 1991, originally using his industrial model making skills to help with structural painting. In 1992, he turned his attention to the task of frame conservation. Alan became responsible for all gilding and heraldry in the Historic Scotland estate in 1996. Laser scanning projects have been part of Alan’s remit since he joined the Digital Documentation team in 2008 as a Technical Conservation Officer and is responsible for all technical equipment.

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Global business services Skilled staff, competitive costs and a modern infrastructure make Scotland the natural location for business services and BPO companies. Technology Invest in Scotland to get direct access to a pool of talented graduates in technology and engineering. Aerospace and space Scotland has a long history of excellence in aerospace and space technology, including satellite manufacturing. Chemical sciences and industrial biotechnology With exports of £4.5 billion a year, Scotland’s chemical sciences sector is thriving, and we’re making great strides in high-value industrial biotechnology manufacturing too. Creative industries Home of the fastest selling computer game in history, Scotland provides a dynamic environment for the creative industries. Financial services Our skilled workforce and secure business environment make investing in Scotland the perfect choice for financial services firms. Life sciences and biotech From clinical research to commercialisation, consider Scotland your home from home to do business in Europe and beyond. Oil and gas With investment in North Sea’s oil and gas at a 30-year high now’s the time to tap Scotland’s global skills and expertise. Renewables Scotland is already home to some groundbreaking renewables projects. Make your company part of it. Textiles Scotland’s textiles sector has a proud heritage and an enduring place on the world’s fashion stage. Tourism Scotland has it all. Our lively cities, history, stunning scenery and coastline attract visitors from all around the world.

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News Show all News Good causes win too with the Scottish Children’s Lottery! Every time you play the Scottish Children’s Lottery you are helping children in Scotland. Here’s just one of the many cheques presented to good causes. This time, Enable Scotland, through Rascals playgroup will provide support to children of all ages. Watch out for loads more cheque presentation pictures coming soon. The more you play – the more children in Scotland will benefit Read more Chance to Succeed Using the funds raised by the Scottish Children’s Lottery, Chance to Succeed aims to reduce the damaging effects of financial hardship, poverty, disability and illness on the next generation. Working with charities and community groups, it supports projects with a focus on employability to help nurture a productive, positive future for young people in Scotland. Read more Sean’s Weekly Forecast! The numbers I picked for last week’s draw weren’t even close!  Instead of studying form I’ve decided to pick a random selection of numbers this week.  The numbers I’ve chosen are 2, 7, 12, 28 and 37!  Let’s see if these numbers bring more luck, fingers crossed!Read more

By car The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has metered car parks. The fee is £2 per day and applies from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. Visitors should not park for more than 8 hours, and overnight parking is not permitted. Get directions on Google Maps

Alastair Rawlinson is Head of Data Acquisition at The Glasgow School of Art’s School of Simulation and Visualisation, where he co-manages the Visualisation Team, has an applied research remit and leads on the Scottish Ten involvement for GSA. He has extensive experience in heritage digital documentation and visualisation as well as medical visualisation. Alastair is a professional product designer, with a B.Sc. (Hons) from Glasgow Caledonian University. He has worked in the 3D visualisation sector since graduation and joined The Glasgow School of Art in 2006, where he embarked on the digital documentation of an entire city to create the ‘Urban Model of Glasgow’. Alastair is responsible for fieldwork coordination, management of data processing and creation of digital interactives for all Scottish Ten sites. He specialises in the management and delivery of large scale, complex digital documentation projects, which often require innovative and bespoke solutions to data capture. He is passionate about 3D technologies and the practical applications of 3D data for the benefit of historic and industrial sites.

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Justin Barton worked with CyArk for nearly seven years to bring the organisation’s digital documentation methods to heritage sites across the globe. As Manager of Partnership Development, part of his role was to develop data collection and processing standards. To ensure coverage and accuracy, Justin provided daily data oversight at four of the international Scottish Ten sites and Orkney. Justin left CyArk to join Leica Geosystems in 2014, and we continue to collaborate with him in his role with the High-Definition Surveying marketing team.

Good causes win too with the Scottish Children’s Lottery! Every time you play the Scottish Children’s Lottery you are helping children in Scotland. Here’s just one of the many cheques presented to good causes. This time, Enable Scotland, through Rascals playgroup will provide support to children of all ages. Watch out for loads more cheque presentation pictures coming soon. The more you play – the more children in Scotland will benefit Read more

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has metered car parks. The fee is £2 per day and applies from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. Visitors should not park for more than 8 hours, and overnight parking is not permitted. Get directions on Google Maps

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual. The UK’s terror threat level has been raised to ‘critical’. Statement to Scottish Parliament “I urge the people of Scotland to be vigilant but not alarmed and, as far as possible, to go about their business as usual.” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

We represent the largest group of independent sector health and social care providers across Scotland, delivering residential care, day care, care at home and housing support. We are committed to ensuring that the voice of those who access social care and those who provide services is at the heart of national debate. Our aim is to ensure the highest quality care is available to all who need it.

Please see below the text of a speech given by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson today, ahead of Thursday’s local government elections. Good morning everybody And can I thank-you all for turning out today. Friends, there are less than 48 … Continue reading →

Café Modern One Opening times Open Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm, weekends from 10am. 0131 332 8600 cafemodernone@heritageportfolio.co.uk Café Modern One is the perfect location for a spot of al fresco dining. Our garden terrace is a great place to enjoy one of our tasty salads, a deli filled sandwich or one of our delicious hot dishes. Join friends for a lazy lunch with a glass of wine or have a quick catch up with coffee.

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has metered car parks. The fee is £2 per day and applies from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. Visitors should not park for more than 8 hours, and overnight parking is not permitted.

Bio Robbie Nuttall joined the organisation in 1994 as Architectural Technician for Edinburgh Castle, having previously worked for 10 years in private practice. After moving to our North Regional Office in 1996, he was promoted to Senior Architectural Technician in 2005. Robbie’s remit includes providing technical support and advice to prepare for the measured survey of structures and sites for conservation, restoration and recording purposes. He also works on the Rae Project, our ambitious programme to digitally record all 345 sites in the Historic Scotland estate.

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a must-see venue for modern and contemporary art. Modern One is housed in a neoclassical building, which was designed by William Burn in 1825. The lawn at the front of the building was landscaped to a design by Charles Jencks and is home to a fantastic sculpture park. Pig Rock Bothy is also on the Modern One grounds and was designed for a changing programme of performances, discussions, residencies and events.

Ruth’s local election speech 2 May 2017 Please see below the text of a speech given by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson today, ahead of Thursday’s local government elections. Good morning everybody And can I thank-you all for turning out today. Friends, there are less than 48 … Continue reading →

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David Mitchell’s interest in the developing use of new media and technology within the heritage environment ideally placed him to lead the Scottish Ten project. His academic background is in earth sciences and conservation, with his specialist areas of expertise relate to traditional building materials and industrial heritage. David is Director of the Conservation Directorate at Historic Environment Scotland and his remit covers technical and scientific research and innovation, education, traditional materials and skills, climate change and applied conservation. He is also responsible for the ongoing conservation and maintenance of the 345 properties in Historic Environment Scotland’s care. David is also a Director of the Centre for Digital Documentation and Visualisation LLP.

Bio Alastair Rawlinson is Head of Data Acquisition at The Glasgow School of Art’s School of Simulation and Visualisation, where he co-manages the Visualisation Team, has an applied research remit and leads on the Scottish Ten involvement for GSA. He has extensive experience in heritage digital documentation and visualisation as well as medical visualisation. Alastair is a professional product designer, with a B.Sc. (Hons) from Glasgow Caledonian University. He has worked in the 3D visualisation sector since graduation and joined The Glasgow School of Art in 2006, where he embarked on the digital documentation of an entire city to create the ‘Urban Model of Glasgow’. Alastair is responsible for fieldwork coordination, management of data processing and creation of digital interactives for all Scottish Ten sites. He specialises in the management and delivery of large scale, complex digital documentation projects, which often require innovative and bespoke solutions to data capture. He is passionate about 3D technologies and the practical applications of 3D data for the benefit of historic and industrial sites.

Bio Justin Barton worked with CyArk for nearly seven years to bring the organisation’s digital documentation methods to heritage sites across the globe. As Manager of Partnership Development, part of his role was to develop data collection and processing standards. To ensure coverage and accuracy, Justin provided daily data oversight at four of the international Scottish Ten sites and Orkney. Justin left CyArk to join Leica Geosystems in 2014, and we continue to collaborate with him in his role with the High-Definition Surveying marketing team.

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival The festival takes place across Scotland throughout October each year, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. The 11th festival will take place from the 10th of October 2017, follow is on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates. ‘Time’ was the theme for the 2016 festival, the very special 10th year, which took place in venues across Scotland from 10th – 31st October. With annual attendances of over 25,000, the 2016 festival saw over 300 events staged throughout the country, including film, performing arts, literature, music and visual arts. Check out the 2016 Festival trailer:

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has two shops, one at Modern One and one at Modern Two, each with a wonderful selection of art books, unusual gifts and a great range of postcards featuring works from the Collection. With contemporary homewares, limited edition jewellery, beautiful stationery and inspiring designs on everyday items, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect gift. Online shop

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Through this fund, we can match accredited investment partners up to a maximum of 50% of the total funding package on a commercial basis. We can provide from £10,000 up to £1.5 million, as part of a total deal size ranging from £20,000 up to £10 million.

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has two shops, one at Modern One and one at Modern Two, each with a wonderful selection of art books, unusual gifts and a great range of postcards featuring works from the Collection. With contemporary homewares, limited edition jewellery, beautiful stationery and inspiring designs on everyday items, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect gift.

I voted to remain in the EU despite its shortcomings. The common market is a good thing; the rest, from the Euro to the Common Fisheries Policy, the Strasbourg travelling circus to the Common Agricultural Policy, not so much. If … Continue reading →

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Justin Barton Position: Product Marketing Specialist Bio Justin Barton worked with CyArk for nearly seven years to bring the organisation’s digital documentation methods to heritage sites across the globe. As Manager of Partnership Development, part of his role was to develop data collection and processing standards. To ensure coverage and accuracy, Justin provided daily data oversight at four of the international Scottish Ten sites and Orkney. Justin left CyArk to join Leica Geosystems in 2014, and we continue to collaborate with him in his role with the High-Definition Surveying marketing team.

Cafés & restaurants Café Modern One Opening times Open Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm, weekends from 10am. 0131 332 8600 cafemodernone@heritageportfolio.co.uk Café Modern One is the perfect location for a spot of al fresco dining. Our garden terrace is a great place to enjoy one of our tasty salads, a deli filled sandwich or one of our delicious hot dishes. Join friends for a lazy lunch with a glass of wine or have a quick catch up with coffee. Café Modern Two Opening times Open daily from 10am-4.30pm 0131 624 6273 cafemoderntwo@heritageportfolio.co.uk The more intimate Café Modern Two offers table service and a seasonally changing lunch menu which includes soups and light main meals, all cooked on the premises, as well as antipasti platters and filled focaccias and baguettes. A luxurious afternoon tea for two at Café Modern Two costs only £30 Book a table

1 Based on a GB average domestic customer using Ofgem typical annual consumption of 3,100kWh of Standard Rate electricity and 12,500kWh of gas each year, paying by monthly Direct Debit and managing their account online on our Online Fixed Saver June 2018. Includes VAT at the current application rate of 5%. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn from sale at any time. 2 Based on survey respondents (from 17 November 2015 to date) who had recently chosen a new ScottishPower tariff, switched to ScottishPower or accessed their online account.

Chance to Succeed Using the funds raised by the Scottish Children’s Lottery, Chance to Succeed aims to reduce the damaging effects of financial hardship, poverty, disability and illness on the next generation. Working with charities and community groups, it supports projects with a focus on employability to help nurture a productive, positive future for young people in Scotland. Read more

Conservation Scientist Maureen Young joined Historic Environment Scotland in 2007. She has a BSc in Geology, an MSc in Geochemistry and a PhD in Building Science. Her main fields of interest lie in the investigation and treatment of the deterioration of building stone. Maureen is also a trained infrared thermographer. Built environment research projects in which Maureen has been involved include stone cleaning, biocide and conservation treatments, building stone decay and damp problems. She co-authored Stonecleaning – A Guide for Practitioners and three Technical Advice Notes. Maureen also contributed a chapter to the Natural Stone Institute publication Building with Scottish Stone. She also participates in collaborative research projects providing supervision and access to equipment for research students.

Good causes win too with the Scottish Children’s Lottery! Every time you play the Scottish Children’s Lottery you are helping children in Scotland. Here’s just one of the many cheques presented to good causes. This time, Enable Scotland, through Rascals playgroup will provide support to children of all ages. Watch out for loads more cheque presentation pictures coming soon. The more you play – the more children in Scotland will benefit Read more Chance to Succeed Using the funds raised by the Scottish Children’s Lottery, Chance to Succeed aims to reduce the damaging effects of financial hardship, poverty, disability and illness on the next generation. Working with charities and community groups, it supports projects with a focus on employability to help nurture a productive, positive future for young people in Scotland. Read more Sean’s Weekly Forecast! The numbers I picked for last week’s draw weren’t even close!  Instead of studying form I’ve decided to pick a random selection of numbers this week.  The numbers I’ve chosen are 2, 7, 12, 28 and 37!  Let’s see if these numbers bring more luck, fingers crossed!Read more

 

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