National Wallace Monument
Central FM is teaming up with Stirling District Tourism to celebrate 150 of
The National Wallace Monument!
The monument has recently reopened after a major refurbishment and we’re now looking forward to a packed summer of events to celebrate the 150th anniversary!
Wallace Wha Hae – a family festival with a difference – 14th September 2019
Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of The National Wallace Monument with a special festival in tribute to William Wallace – the warrior who became Scotland’s National Hero.
Enjoy an array of Scottish bands on the main stage, take part in the public art installation and come face to face with medieval warriors! Historical re-enactors, sword fights, story tellers and fun crafting activities will all help bring Wallace and his legacy to life for the day’s events.
After a full day of entertainment, the festival ends with a final performance from The Red Hot Chilli Pipers and a spectacular fireworks display.
Costs: Adult: £10.50; Concessions: £8.50; Child (5 – 15): £6.50; Under 5s – free; Family (2 adults & 2 children): £27.50; Family (1 adult & up to 3 children): £23.50; Family (2 adults & 3 children): £34.00 (this is all detailed in the web link)
Tickets on sale 10am Friday 17th May at www.nationalwallacemonument.
Stirling District Tourism, the charity who manage the National Wallace Monument, are grateful to support from Eventscotland (part of Visitscotland’s Event Directorate), Stirling Council and CityFibre.
A Walk With Wallace – Every Saturday and Sunday in May and on Bank Holiday Monday 27 May)
Gather outside The National Wallace Monument for a 45-minute guided walk around the Abbey Craig. Come face-to-face with medieval soldiers and William Wallace as our costumed actors recreate scenes from Wallace’s famous encounter with the army of King Edward I at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
This walk is free to join and provides a brilliant insight into the events of 1297 before you purchase your admission ticket and explore the exhibition galleries inside The National Wallace Monument.
Walks commence at: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
Scotland’s National Hero – Every Wednesday in May
Listen as a costumed actor gives a short presentation on the life of William Wallace. Discover who he was, where he came from and how he fought to free the people of Scotland from oppression.
Each presentation lasts approximately 15 minutes and will take place outside the National Wallace Monument – a great start to visiting the newly refurbished Monument.
Presentations at: 11:15am, 12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm and 4:00pm