Charity walk to follow route of Jacobites’ historic march

The romantic myth linking the fate of Scotland to lucrative New World trade Scotland with the lost cause of Charles routes. The eventual carnage at Edward Stuart has an enduring power Culloden led to the decimation of the that has kept it alive in Scottish clan system and paved the way for the consciousness. To mark the anniversary Clearances.‘ ofthe 1745 uprising. a two-week The walk promises to be a colourful sponsored walk will be winding its way spectacle. Pen’od costume will be worn through Scotland along the same route by many of the marchers and clan marched by the Jacobite amiy 250 groups. Jacobite sympathiscrs and local years ago. theatre groups will be taking pan. Despite the Victorians’ attempt to However. Tait is adamant that though it obscure Scotland’s history behind a will be a celebration of an important swirling mist oftananry. folk heroes moment in the nation's past. the walk such as Charles Stuart and Rob Roy will not be hijacked by the separatist MacGregor are re-emerging the latter cause. with a little help from Hollywood as ‘We want to make it clear that a focal points for a re-examination of celebration of Scottish history does not Scottish identity. exclude people from every nationality.‘ All the glory and tragedy of the ‘45 he says. ‘The more you study history. uprising will be relived during the 200 the more you realise that it's not a

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' Art school students have designs on the Internet

Hard to breathe: Fo£ volunteers monitor pollution levels

- ' recommended the setting up of an o u a L ‘Edinburgh Environmental Forum‘ i which would bring the city‘s main

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