New Iconic Scotland Trail coming soon

Sam Heughan appears in the Great Tapestry of Scotland Iconic Scotland exhibit

Stars of stage, screen, music, sport and science told Scotland’s stories in the Iconic Scotland exhibition. The Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre’s first temporary exhibition in Gallery 1420 The exhibition has now closed but due to its popularity and its celebration of Scotland and the Scottish Borders the centre will use images from the […]

Making Scotland’s history accessible to all

Walter Scott panel The Great Tapestry of Scotland

A new Scottish national gallery, opening in 2021, has revealed its aim to make the nation’s history, heritage and culture more accessible to all through “wonderfully visual” storytelling. It also hopes to help address the findings of new research, published today (30 November 2020), which suggest that many people in Scotland (including those who said […]

Welcome Panels Final

Welcome panel The Great Tapestry of Scotland

New national visitor attraction announces opportunity for people to permanently stitch their name in Scotland’s history, heritage and culture Visitors and residents across Scotland in 2020 are being given a unique opportunity to become part of Scotland’s history, heritage and culture for generations to come through The Great Tapestry of Scotland: Welcome Panel Tour. The […]

Scotland reveals new national visitor attraction opening in 2021

Panels of The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Through the Tapestry and other significant visiting exhibits, the new interactive centre will tell the inspirational true story of Scotland’s history, heritage and culture. A new visitor attraction housing the globally acclaimed Great Tapestry of Scotland will open in spring 2021 in Scotland’s premier textile region, the Scottish Borders. The £6.7 million purpose built facility […]