Culloden Homecoming

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Culloden Homecoming

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  • Bidean Nam Bian Guided Walk

    Bidean Nam Bian Guided Walk

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 19 Jul - Fri 19 Sep Location:Glencoe & Dalness

    A chance to walk up Glencoe’s highest mountain, Bidean nam Bian: Peak of the peaks.

    Details View all events at this location >

    Duration: 8 hours
    Bring: Walking boots, waterproofs, spare clothes, packed lunch and a drink
    Meet: 9am Glencoe Visitor Centre (there will be a drive to the start point of the walk)

    Dates & Times:

    • 19 Sep 2014 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 25.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932222

    Booking:

    Booking Essential. Please call 0844 493 2222 or email glencoe_events@nts.org.uk
  • Battlefield Walk

    Battlefield Walk

    Dates:Dates between : Sun 21 Sep - Sun 26 Oct Location:Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre Details View all events at this location >

    In June 1314 the history of Scotland as a nation was about to change forever. It was at the Battle of Bannockburn that Robert Bruce, King of Scots, would face down the English army led by Edward II.

    Participants should have a reasonable level of fitness and bring appropriate footwear, clothing and any refreshments required.

    Booking is essential.
    To Book: email Bannockburnlearning@nts.org.uk

    This is a free event however any donation towards the work of the Trust is welcome.

    Dates & Times:

    • 21 Sep 2014 : 10:45 - 14:15
    • 26 Oct 2014 : 10:45 - 14:15

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932139
  • Fire of the North - Lighting the beacons

    Fire of the North - Lighting the beacons

    Dates:Thu 4 Sep Location:St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve Details View all events at this location >

    The culmination of a unique series of events bringing together three iconic National Nature Reserves and three major national organisations - Lindisfarne NNR (Natural England), Farne Islands NNR (National Trust), and St Abb’s Head NNR (National Trust for Scotland) - around the figure of Cuthbert, the ‘Fire of the North’, and evoking a time when the ancient kingdom of Northumbria straddled the Sotland/England Border.

    Please wear suitable footwear, bring a torch and be prepared for all weather.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Dates & Times:

    • 04 Sep 2014 : 19:30 - 21:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932256
  • Inveresk Fiddle Concerts

    Inveresk Fiddle Concerts

    Dates:Fri 5 Sep Location:Inveresk Lodge Garden Details View all events at this location >

    Join us as we celebrate Scotland’s musical heritage with the Inveresk Trio,led by renowned Scottish fiddle player, Pete Clark accompanied by Cellist, Ron Shaw and flautist, Katharine Wake.

    PLEASE NOTE: This event is associated with Inveresk Lodge Garden however it will take place at St Michael’s Church, Inveresk.

    This concert is the latest in a series of charity concerts featuring instruments made by Edinburgh violin maker Steve Burnett, which have included concerts for a range of local and international environmental charities.

    Dates & Times:

    • 05 Sep 2014 : 19:30 - 21:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Child : £ 5.00
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    Contact:

    For more information email community@nts.org.uk
  • Fairytale Weekend

    Fairytale Weekend

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 6 Sep - Sun 7 Sep Location:Craigievar Castle Details View all events at this location >

    After the tremendous success at last year’s Fairytale Weekend, we are delighted to stage the event again this year. Meet your favourite fairytale characters and hear their version of events!

    Children Under 5 FREE.

    There will be:Story-telling, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting and a Bouncy Assault Course

    Tea Coffee and Home Baking

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Sep 2014 : 11:00 - 16:00
    • 07 Sep 2014 : 11:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932174
  • Waulking the Tweed

    Waulking the Tweed

    Dates:Sat 6 Sep Location:Moirlanich Longhouse Details View all events at this location >

    A demonstration of waulking - the technique of finishing newly-woven tweed by soaking it and thumping it rhythmically to shrink and soften it accompanied by traditional gaelic waulking songs performed by Sgioba Luaidh.

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Sep 2014 : 14:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.

    Contact:

    Contact moirlanich@nts.org.uk or telephone 0844 4932 136
  • Family Fun Day at the Crathes Half Marathon

    Family Fun Day at the Crathes Half Marathon

    Dates:Sat 13 Sep Location:Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    In association with Lochter Activity Centre, come along to Crathes for the Family Fun Day at the Crathes Half Marathon.

    Activities will run from 11am to 3pm while the Crathes Half Marathon is taking place. Tickets cost £4.00 per person and includes facepainting and the activities.

    Dates & Times:

    • 13 Sep 2014 : 11:00 - 15:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 4.00
    • Child : £ 4.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 493 2166

    Booking:

    Tickets can be purchased on the day.
  • Sealed Knot Re-enactment Event

    Sealed Knot Re-enactment Event

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 20 Sep - Sun 21 Sep Location:Falkland Palace & Garden Details View all events at this location >

    The Palace is under attack! Come and join us for a fun filled day in the 17th century.

    Dates & Times:

    • 20 Sep 2014 : 11:00 - 17:00
    • 21 Sep 2014 : 12:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 1.00
    • Child : £ 1.00
    • Concession : £ 1.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932186

    Booking:

    No booking necessary. Normal admission plus £1 ticket.
  • Dig for a Day!

    Dig for a Day!

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 11 Oct - Sat 25 Oct Location:Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    Do you ever dream of being an archaeologist? Now is your chance! Why not join our professional team excavating the South Lawn at Crathes Castle?

    Minimum commitment 1 day. No previous experience necessary. Minimum age 10 years. Under 16s must each be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    If you have a disability, please let us know in advance so we can discuss arrangements with you.

    We can be flexible with timings to accommodate participants’ requirements, such as picking children up from school.

    Booking is essential, please phone 0844 493 2166 to book your place.

    Dates & Times:

    • 11 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 12 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 13 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 14 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 16 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 17 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 18 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 19 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 20 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 21 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 23 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 24 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 25 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    To book your place please call 0844 493 2166
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