Battle of Prestonpans 1745

Battle of Prestonpans 1745 - Re-enactment

BATTLE TAPESTRY EXHIBITION IN CORBY
An exhibition of the 104-metre Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry in Corby?s Grampian Club, between 25 and 30 November, will signal a partnership with Corby in an ambitious new tapestry project.

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Monday, November 19, 2012
GIANT BATTLE TAPESTRY EXHIBITION COMING TO CORBY
An exhibition of the 104-metre Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry in Corby?s Grampian Club in November will signal a partnership with Corby in an ambitious new tapestry project.

Before the exhibition the team behind the Battle Tapestry want to make contact with local historians and embroiderers around Cory for a new project based on the Scottish Diaspora. There are special local workshops planned for 2 and 3 October where anyone interested in taking part can meet the organisers in person.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
BATTLE TAPESTRY TO BE DISPLAYED IN BAYEUX
The Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry is to be exhibited alongside the world-famous Bayeux Tapestry in Normandy in the autumn of 2013.

The announcement came during a visit today (8 August) by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop to St Mary?s Cathedral in Edinburgh where the massive 104-metre Battle Tapestry is currently on display.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
CULTURE MINISTER FIONA HYSLOP MEETS BATTLE TRUST IN PRESTONPANS
Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop visited with members of the Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust last week (Thursday 14 June) for a personal update on their progress.

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Friday, June 15, 2012
BATTLEFIELDS TAKE CENTRE STAGE
Fascinating new perspectives on the interpretation and development of battlefields are the focus of the forthcoming National Battlefields Symposium taking place in Prestonpans Town Hall on 14 June.

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Thursday, May 31, 2012
BATTLE TAPESTRY RETURNS TO PRESTONPANS
Following its triumphant international debut in France, the Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry is making a brief return appearance in its hometown this weekend (19-20 May).

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Monday, May 14, 2012
BATTLE TAPESTRY MAKES ITS INTERNATIONAL DEBUT
In its first appearance on foreign soil the Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry went on show in Pornichet, in the Brittany region of France, this weekend (29 April) where 1000 local visitors braved fierce winds to see it.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
CULTURE MINISTER'S PRESTONPANS VISIT CANCELLED DUE TO COUNCIL DELAYS
A visit to Prestonpans next week by Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop has been cancelled because of a lack of support from East Lothian Council.

The visit, to be hosted by the Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust, was scheduled for 18 April. It was to include a tour of the Prestongrange Museum where the Battle Trust wants to see the creation of a Heritage Park, to include a centre to interpret the battle and house the hugely popular Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry.

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Monday, April 2, 2012
COUNCIL URGED TO BACK PRESTONGRANGE MUSEUM PLANS
The Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust this week revealed an artists impression of what the Prestongrange Heritage Museum could look like if their plans are supported by East Lothian Council.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
JACOBITES VICTORIOUS AGAIN IN PRESTONPANS
The fifth annual re-enactments of the Battle of Prestonpans at Cuthill Park at the week-end were a huge success and blessed with wonderful weather.

Over 1000 people attended over the two days of commemorations at the park. They visited the living history encampment and enjoyed the full programme of demonstrations and skirmishes. The main re-enactments were as dramatic and action-packed as ever ? with three cannons and volleys of musket fire.

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Monday, September 26, 2011
  
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