The Battle of Sheriffmuir

On this next chapter in our Scottish history series I want to travel forward in time from our times with Robert the Bruce and William Wallace to the year 1715, during the Jacobite Rebellions.   Before the Battle After the coronation of George I in 1714, much unrest could be found in Scotland as the…

Ways with Wood

Ways with Wood takes place at the Scottish Crannog Centre on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm. We take wood for granted here in ‘Big Tree Country’ but it is and was a precious commodity which our Iron Age ancestors exploited.  Join the Scottish Crannog Centre for wood-turning and…

Bannockburn House tours

An extremely rare opportunity to see inside Bannockburn House, Prince Charlie’s residence in 1746, will be offered very soon. Never before open to the public on such a scale tours will take place on Saturday 30 September 2017 to Sunday 1 October 2017 Bannockburn House was built in the late 17th Century, and for the History Live weekend,…