Monday, July 31, 2006

Stars asked to dig deep and fund Rosslyn Chapel work

TRUSTEES of Rosslyn Chapel are set to invite celebrities to sponsor the refurbishment of the building's most famous features. TV and film stars including Tom Hanks - who filmed at the Midlothian chapel while making the blockbuster movie The Da Vinci Code - Robbie Coltrane, Billy Connolly and Kirsty Wark are expected to be approached to sponsor the refurbishment work. Trustees of the 15th century Gothic chapel want wealthy backers to help pay for essential work on features such as the apprentice pillar, the intricately carved stonework and various stained glass windows. [More]


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