20th Century

Timeline

1901    IRN BRU Official launch
1901    Edward I of Scotland, VII of England becomes King.
1910    George V becomes King.

1914-1918    The Great War – World War I

1919    Riots in George Square Glasgow.
1928    Women get the vote on the same terms as men.
1931    National Trust for Scotland founded.
1936    Edward II, VIII of England becomes King
1936   George VI becomes King.

1939-1945    World War II

1952    Elizabeth II becomes Queen.
1957    Scottish Television starts broadcasting.
1967    Drilling of the first North Sea oil well
1978    Launch of BBC Radio Scotland.
1988    Lockerbie Bombing.
1996    Dunblane massacre
1996    The Stone of Destiny is returned to Scotland.
1999    A Scottish Parliament sits for the first time in 272 years.

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Battle Scar Entertainment
Offering and organising school visits and workshops as well as reenactment events covering Wallace and Bruce Celts and Romans Vikings
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Combined Forces
Combined Forces Living History Group are a small non-profit group primarily based in Glasgow, Scotland but also have some members
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Edinburgh Living History
Edinburgh Living History is a volunteer group which specialises in tailor-made site-specific performances for museums, art galleries, historic buildings and
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Forth Pilgrim Ltd
Showcase Scottish historic landscape and landmarks, engaging people with great stories from history, on location. Encouraging all ages to get
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History Alive
History Alive strive to support classes in their History Learning - with a range of hands-on and interactive living history displays
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Homefront Histories
Bring the museum to your school! Offering resources to enhance the education of the Homefront/WW2 within the curriculum for excellence.
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Irons in the fire
Living History displays of Blacksmithing through the ages Blacksmithing displays Medieval to WW2. This includes a forge, anvil, tools, set
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Kampfgruppe Schottland
Kampfgruppe Schottland is a Scottish based living history and re-enactment group which, unusually for a UK group, represents the German
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Les Amis
Les Amis an Equine-Canine Stunt Team regularly perform our exciting brand of entertainment at festivals and fairs throughout the UK.
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Medieval Methil
Medieval Methill is a living history group from Fife, Scotland. A group is comprised of gentry, peasants, merchants, craftsmen, clergy, and
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