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    Pylons

    ‘Textile Alchemy’ is the title of the latest exhibition by the Turning Point Textile group at the Stirling Smith. Turning Point is a group of

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    The Stirling Beaver

    The news of beavers returning to the River Forth, as reported in the Stirling Observer, is timely. This beaver shop sign is at present in

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    Black Beast Wanderer

    In keeping with the weather brought by the #beastfromtheeast, the featured image is of the only Scottish beast which can truly withstand freezing temperatures. ‘Black

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    Newspaper Story

    With the recent fire at 41 – 44 Murray Place, it’s worth remembering the history of this distinctive curved building, and the story of newspapers,

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    Ye Smith Institute Fancye Fayre 1882

    The bizarre bazaar held in the Stirling Smith, formerly the Smith Institute, 24 – 26 August 1882 is one of the stranger episodes in the

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    Peatlands of Scotland

    The series of talks by specialists continues on Thursday 15th February when at 12 noon, Andrew McBride, Peatland Action Programme Manager will speak on Peatlands:

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    Votes for Women

    In the years leading up to the Great War, Stirling was a hot bed of suffragette activity. With the death of Prime Minister and Stirling

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    Miners’ strike revisited

    At 3.30pm on Friday 2 February, the Stirling Smith hosts the launch of an important Stirling book.  This book collects two pamphlets, ‘For as long

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    David Cox at the Smith

    Until this Sunday only, there is a small exhibition of 14 works by the eminent English watercolourist, David Cox (1783 – 1859). The works are

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