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2019 Summer Festival at the Castle

Our Summer Festival is rapidly approaching and we are busy with final preparation for what promises to be a fantastic day for all the family. Kicking off the event is a performance by The Black Watch Pipes and Drums. This … Continue reading

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Regimental History on Manoeuvres

What an exciting couple of months we have had in the Museum with lots of interesting projects on the go. Some of these include, our Archive cataloguing project, the 1900-1929 digitalisation project, and Museum accreditation returns and planning our Summer … Continue reading

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Easter at the Castle

Easter is nearly upon us so why not hop along to The Black Watch Castle and Museum for some cracking family fun! From Saturday 30th March to Monday 22nd April, come and egg-splore the museum galleries to discover where the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Ticonderoga

This Halloween we share the eerie tale of Major Campbell of Inverawe. 18 years before the battle at Ticonderoga Campbell was at home in the Highlands, when there was a knock at the door. On answering he found a man, … Continue reading

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The story behind our ‘There But Not There’ temporary exhibition

represent all of the 8,960 Black Watch soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War. Continue reading

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The Army, the horse and the Kelpie Maquettes

  Whoever said that dogs were a man’s best friend clearly never knew a horse. Horses have a long standing history with people whether they’ve been used for farming, transport, work or war. Horses were one of the first animals … Continue reading

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Meet the Museum’s new curator, Hope Busak

I have adored heritage sites such as museums and castles from a very young age. I was the annoying child who always wanted to visit historical sites on family holidays and so please forgive my overwhelming excitement to now be … Continue reading

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