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 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.
Free Activities every day in July and August at the National Wallace Monument
Falconry Display – every Monday in July and August
Each Monday in July and August come along and enjoy a static Falconry Display, running from 10 am until 5 pm.
Archery for All – every Tuesday in July and August
Tuesday is Archery Day! Come along and try your hand at Archery, running every Tuesday in July and August from 11 am until 4 pm.
Scotland’s National Hero – Every Wednesday in July and August
Come along and listen to a short presentation on the life of William Wallace from the costumed actor. Discover who he was, where he came from and how he fought to free to the people of Scotland from oppression. Presentations will last approximately 15 minutes outside the National Wallace Monument – a great start to visiting the newly refurbished Monument. Running every Wednesday between 11 am – 4 pm.
Warrior Training – Every Thursday in July and August
Weapons demonstrations and a collection of Gruesome Games to try your hand at on Thursdays in July from 11 am to 4 pm.
Family Fridays – Every Friday in July and August
Face painting, balloon swords and more! Join us every Friday in July and August at the National Wallace Monument for face painting fun. The RSPB will also be on hand to chat about the wildlife on the Abby Craig.
Tales from the Battlefield – Every Saturday and Sunday in July
Two soldiers from opposing sides meet after the Battle of Stirling Bridge. Regular performances every Saturday and Sunday in July between 11 am and 4 pm.
A Battle Won – Every Saturday and Sunday in August
Costumed actors perform scenes from Stirling’s famous battle every Saturday and Sunday in August between 11 am and 4 pm