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4th Biennial Scottish National Battlefields Symposium: October 24th

IF YOU CARE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF SCOTLAND'S BATTLEFIELDS, COME AND JOIN THE DISCUSSIONS ..



Friday 24th October 2014 10am - 4.30pm @ Prestonpans Community Centre, Preston Road, Prestonpans EH32 9QS


Chairman - Herbert Coutts

The Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust cordially invites all interested individuals and groups to join them for a day of presentations and discussions addressing some of the challenges and opportunities for Scotland's battlefields.

Whether you have a private or professional interest in the nation's battlefields and associated heritage, please come along to this free symposium and share your ideas and opinions with like-minded folk!

The Programme is as follows

10:00 Coffee
10:30 Welcome and Introductions - Herbert Coutts
10:40 “Embattled” by The Battlefields Trust
11:00 Interpreting Bannockburn: New Approach - Scott McMaster, National Trust for Scotland
11:30 Recent Experiences at Culloden - Christopher Duffy, Chair 1745 Association
12:00 The Prestonpans Burials – what happened and where? Arran Johnston
12.30 Greetings from Civil War Trust (USA)

Launch of Battle of Prestonpans tartan, unveiling of new paintings “Colonel Gardiner” by Andy Hillhouse and “The Prince and Alexander MacDonald” by Ronnie Elliot, and book launch of A Border Union - Pinkie Cleugh by Sharon Dabell.

13:00 Lunch Break – exhibition viewing

14:00 Commemorating Killiecrankie - James Rattray, Killiecrankie Community Commemorations
14:20 Battle of Prestonpans 2014 - Gareth Bryn-Jones
14:45 Flodden500 and Carham1000 - Clive Hallam-Baker, Head, Remembering Flodden
15:00 Scottish Battlefields and the Inventory: concerns, limitations, and alternatives - Open Discussion

15:30 Scottish National Battlefields Accord - Signing

16:00 Closing Remarks - Herbert Coutts



Published Date: October 18th 2014


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