charities, heritage, promotions, tourism

Free Kinneil calendars up for grabs

LOCAL history lovers are being given the chance to obtain a 2007 calendar showcasing Kinneil Estate in Bo'ness. The calendar can be downloaded for free from the website http://www.kinneil.org.uk and printed out using any home colour printer. The idea is the brainchild of The Friends of Kinneil, set up last May to promote and enhance… Continue reading Free Kinneil calendars up for grabs

arts, charities, heritage

Historic treasures on show at Edinburgh Festival

THE aristocratic family behind the development of Bo'ness is showing off its treasures in an exhibition at this year's Edinburgh Festival. The Duke of Hamilton's family collection includes the death mask of Mary, Queen of Scots and the ill-fated queen's sapphire ring. Also on show will be Sir Godfrey Kneller's painting of the third Duchess… Continue reading Historic treasures on show at Edinburgh Festival