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Walter Scott 250 is a partnership network of over fifty organisations across Scotland and further afield, dedicated to showcasing new and exciting perspectives on Scott and his legacy across 2021-22 in a range of mediums, from art installations, publications and events to exhibitions and community projects. The partnership is steered and facilitated by The Abbotsford Trust, the independent charity responsible for caring for Scott’s former home and estate in the Scottish Borders.

Celebrations were launched on 20th March 2021 with a lightshow at Smailholm Tower created by artist and director, Andy McGregor. Plus a documentary film available to watch on Youtube, presented by Brian Taylor and featuring well known Scott fans including award-winning author and presenter Damian Barr, Scottish history Professor Sir Tom Devine, TV presenter, author and journalist Kirsty Wark and Outlander author Diana Gabaldon.

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