Every Picture Tells A Story

Every Picture Tells A Story

Throughout the country our museums and galleries are full of paintings showing different aspects of life through the centuries. But how often do we look really closely at these paintings and wonder about the lives of those captured by the artist.   A volunteer at...
A dram fit for a Prince

A dram fit for a Prince

HRH Charles Edward Stuart arrived at Bannockburn House on the 6th January 1746. He remained at Bannockburn House for the rest of the month, chosen for its strategic location for the Siege of Stirling Castle and considered a place of safety as the Prince had a natural...
SNIPPETS FROM HISTORY

SNIPPETS FROM HISTORY

Our History Tours are back up and running and our volunteers’ research into the rich history of Bannockburn House continues apace, as volunteer Helen explains: History volunteer Hugh McCusker discovered that Bannockburn House’s first resident, Sir Hugh...
MAKING BOREDOM HISTORY

MAKING BOREDOM HISTORY

It’s been a year like no other, but Bannockburn House History group have busted boredom in lockdown with their regular Monday online meets.  History volunteer Helen Rudland said: “When lockdown happened in March 2020 we switched to Zoom...
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