Posts Tagged ‘ The Great Tapestry of Scotland ’

Galashiels welcomes the Great Tapestry of Scotland

Aug 26th, 2021 | By

Today, a purpose-built gallery in Galashiels opens and it becomes the permanent home of the Great Tapestry of Scotland. This 450 foot long, 160 panel tapestry has had a transient life since it was completed nine years ago. After travelling around from place to place it now has a permanent home not in Glasgow or Edinburgh where one might think but deep in the borders in Galashiels. It has also been the subject of crime as one panel relating to the Rosslyn Chapel was stolen
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Saturday snippets: 31st January 2015

Jan 31st, 2015 | By
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It is a week of museum news and the growth of British tourists to Mexico as well as horse racing on ice! Adrian rounds up the lesser-covered stories of the week.