Thursday, 17 December 2009

ScotlandsPeople Centre news update

The ScotlandsPeople Centre has announced that it will be closed on the folllowing days over Christmas and the New Year:

Christmas Day - 25 December 2009
Boxing Day - 28 December 2009
New Year's Day - 1 January 2010
New Year Holiday - 4 January 2010

On Christmas Eve and Hogmanay the centre's shop will close early at 15:00. it is worth popping in just now, as there is a sale underway until Hogmanay, with 20% off everything. The centre's telephone booking/enquiry line will also close at 13:00 on each of these days, and there will only be six free taster places available for each session, so better get booking now if you want to avail yourself of one of them!

A prize draw is also underway for visitors attending the Famous Scots Exhibition before it finally finishes in Decemeber 31st. Fill in a questionnaire and you could win a copy of the latest edition of the NAS's Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: The Official Guide. One to be given away each week until Hogmanay!

Finally, the centre has created an exceptionally useful A-Z of websites available for Scottish research. Well worth a look at

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