July

Ullapool to host Holyrood's 'Moving Stories'

27.07.2009

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

21.07.2009

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

14.07.2009

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

HRH Princess Royal joins Scotland's churches scheme at Holyrood

13.07.2009

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.

Your Parliament! Your Career?

13.07.2009

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

Riding therapy centre visited by Presiding Officer

10.07.2009

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

09.07.2009

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

08.07.2009

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.

Presiding Officer learns gold panning techniques used to make mace

07.07.2009

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.

Orkney minister stars in Holyrood exhibition

07.07.2009

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.

Parliament announces Festival of Politics 2009 programme

06.07.2009

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

Presiding Officer visits befriending and young carers projects

06.07.2009

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.

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

01.07.2009

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.

Her Majesty The Queen addresses Parliament

01.07.2009

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.