Angus Heritage Week dates and aims set

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The third Angus Heritage Week will take place across the county from September 5 to 12 and will again celebrate Angus’ unique people, places, natural environment, culture and traditions.

The week of heritage-related activities and special events opens with a family history day at Dundee & Angus College in Arbroath and also features the annual Doors Open Days weekend on September 6 and 7.

There are several additions to the Doors Open Days programme, including Denfind near Monikie, where a disused Victorian quarry has been transformed into one of Scotland’s top stone producers. Many old favourites, such as Arbroath’s previously top-secret Royal Observer Corps Post, Airlie Monument and Logie Schoolhouse, one of the most complete surviving examples of a mudwall building in Scotland, will also be welcoming the public. In addition, the HOPE Garden at Arbroath and Dunninald Gardens near Montrose will be throwing open their gates.

To find out more about events in Heritage Week 2014, visit www.angusheritage.com/heritage week or get a copy of the Angus Heritage Week Event Guide at leisure centres, ACCESS offices, libraries, museums and tourist attractions across Angus, Dundee, Perthshire, Aberdeenshire and Fife.