Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Killiecrankie 1689

Special event in Scotland. Webpage here
 Friday 28th July - 5.30pm - Pitlochry Street Skirmish - Pitlochry Main street will be closed at 5.30pm for a short re-enactment with commentary of the events that took place in the Pass of Killiecrankie, just before the battle proper over 300 years ago. There will infantry cavalry Scottish Government Hanoverian soldiers, Jacobite Highlanders. (Be prepared for some gun fire). Free entry as it will take place along Atholl Road, Pitlochry's main street.
Saturday 30 th July and Sunday 31 st July - each day at 9am the gates open, the program runs from 11am to 5pm program.
Venue:- Killiecrankie Battlefield (Directions:- Located just outside of Killiecrankie Village on the way to Blair Atholl).
Continuous events in the arenas, including infantry and cavalry. NEW for 2017 will be the Scots Greys (who were formed in 1673).

Thursday, 20 July 2017

1689 Scots Greys at Soldiers of Killiecrankie

Killiecrankie weekend

Soldiers of Killiecrankie 2017 starts of Friday 29th July with a street skirmish along Pitlochry’s main street. On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July from 11am to 5pm each day. Admission £6 adult, £5 Concessions, £3 children under 16 years, family of four £16 and free car parking. Tickets can be purchased on line from www.SoldiersOfKilliecrankie.co.uk

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Monmouth Cap

The only known surviving example of a 16th-century Monmouth Cap - in Monmouth Museum  
 Presumably you all know about Monmouth caps? Nothing to do with the Duke of Monmouth but undoubtedly worn by Rebels in 1685.Wikipedia to find out more

Monmouth Group

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