2008 Battle Re-enactments September 17th -20th
in Edinburgh, Duddingston & Prestonpans

The Schedule thus far:

The schedule below is a preliminary draft for general guidance and will definitely be subject to change in consultation with the host Regiments The Glenbuckets, 77th Montgomeries and Lace Wars in the coming weeks.

Wednesday September 17th: 

12 noon/ 13.00 hrs - Proclamation of King James VIII and III at the Mercat Cross, Edinburgh

Late PM - Reception & Exhibition at The Scottish Parliament @ Holyrood

Thursday September 18th: [Entrance free but Registration needed]

10.00/ 17.30 hrs - Battle Symposium, Conference & Exhibition @ Prestonpans Community Centre

19.30 hrs - Battle of Pots and Pans presented at Community Centre

Friday September 19th:

10.00/ 15.30 hrs - Battle Symposium continues @ Community Centre

[12noon/ 14.00 hrs - Prince Charles Edward's Council at The Sheep Heid and his meeting with Beatrix Jenkinson + Cottage scene all @ Duddingston]

18.00 onwards - Occupation of Prestonpans by redcoat army of General Sir John Cope accompanied by Alan Breck Prestonpans Volunteers/ RBL Pipes and Drums/ [+ Highlanders]

19.00 hrs onwards - All Re-enactors Supper & Scottish/ Pipe Music at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg, James Fewell Bar

Saturday September 20th:

05.00 hrs - Highlanders 'Walking the Riggonhead Defile' from Tranent/ Seton Collegiate

07.30 hrs - Walkers' Highlanders' breakfast@ The Prestoungrange Gothenburg

9.30/10.30 hrs - Military Camp @ Bankton House welcomes visitors

10.45 hrs - Bankton House skirmish resulting in mortal wounding of Colonel Gardiner

11.45 hrs - Muster at Battle Bing and Waggonway and return with Pipes and Drums to Luncheon

13.00/14.00 hrs - Re-enactors Luncheon at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg

14.30 hrs - Re-enactment of Battle at Cuthill Park [with canon fire]

15.30 hrs - Redcoats flee to Pittenween by boat or are taken prisoner and marched to be interrogated at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg and on beach there

19.00 hrs - Ceilidh and Buffet Supper at Prestonpans Community Centre

22.30hrs - Stand down

N.B.  The Alan Breck Prestonpans Volunteer Regiment Colonel-in-Chief's Dinner:

Colonel Martin Margulies - July 22nd @ 19.30pm

Colonel Martin Margulies presides at the Regimental Dinner at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg

on July 22nd preceded by a Parade with the Regimental Pipes and Drums/ RBL Prestonpans. Full details of the Regiment are linked to the above 'blue' text