Ullapool to host Holyrood's 'Moving Stories'


A unique travelling exhibition exploring 10 personal experiences of Holyrood will be arriving in Ullapool’s Macphail Centre on Thursday 30 July as part of a series of events marking 10 years of the Scottish Parliament.

Clans, culture and commentators at Holyrood's historic weekend


Get set for a mix of clans, culture and commentators as the Scottish Parliament prepares for a weekend filled with reflection on Scottish history and debate on Scotland’s future.

World Press Photo Exhibition gives Holyrood masterclass


The world’s premier photojournalism exhibition returns to the Scottish Parliament for the fourth year running this August with a series of unique events.

Your Parliament! Your Career?


An employment event held at The Scottish Parliament last week attracted almost one hundred people from Scotland’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities.

HRH Princess Royal joins Scotland's churches scheme at Holyrood


HRH The Princess Royal will address an audience of faith groups in the Scottish Parliament’s Debating Chamber on Tuesday 14 July in her capacity as Patron of Scotland’s Churches Scheme.

Riding therapy centre visited by Presiding Officer


The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP today visited a specialist riding therapy centre which helps people with disabilities improve their health and general well-being.

Presding Officer joins RNLI volunteers


Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP today joined a training trip with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution volunteers in the Borders.

Presiding Officer visits hospital radio station


The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP today visited volunteers at Borders Hospital Radio – and gave a helping hand taking music requests from patients.

Orkney minister stars in Holyrood exhibition


A campaigning eco-minster from Westray features in a unique art exhibition illustrating 10 personal experiences of the Scottish Parliament opening in Orkney this week.

Presiding Officer learns gold panning techniques used to make mace


The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson today learnt how to pan for gold – in the same spot where the precious metal was sourced to make Holyrood’s ceremonial mace.

Presiding Officer visits befriending and young carers projects


Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP today saw first hand how two voluntary sector projects are helping to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people in south west Scotland.

Parliament announces Festival of Politics 2009 programme


The full line-up of speakers for the award-winning Festival of Politics was announced today by the Scottish Parliament.

Her Majesty The Queen addresses Parliament


The Scottish Parliament's 10th anniversary activities were marked today with an address by Her Majesty The Queen and a special party for more than 140 ten-year-old children from across Scotland.

Now we are 10: It's Parliament's big birthday


More than 140 ten-year-olds from across Scotland will be at Holyrood today for a giant birthday party, as part of a series of events designed to mark the 10th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament.