Bannockburn House begins beekeeping journey

Bannockburn House begins beekeeping journey

Bannockburn House volunteers were buzzing with anticipation last weekend, eagerly awaiting the arrival of their first honey-bees. Head Gardener Kate White said: “The two bee colonies will help pollinate our newly planted orchard and hopefully they’ll produce some...
JACOBITE JANUARY

JACOBITE JANUARY

Nearly 2,000 people tuned into our Big Jacobite Afternoon Lecture on Facebook on Sunday. The free virtual event, held on the 17th of January to coincide with the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Falkirk Muir, featured six local experts including Stirling Council...
HOGMANAY TRADITIONS

HOGMANAY TRADITIONS

History group volunteer Anne Monaghan discusses Hogmanay traditions as we wave goodbye to 2020 and look forward to 2021:   Who remembers when Hogmanay involved “First Footing” and all the preparations done before that First Foot could be welcomed in? Nowadays...
HOUSE HOSTS FIRST MAJOR ART EXHIBITION

HOUSE HOSTS FIRST MAJOR ART EXHIBITION

To mark Bannockburn House’s first major art installation, TRANSPARENCy, we caught up with the ten local artists involved to find out more about their artwork: Organised by Gossip Collective, the contemporary art exhibition was the brainchild of visual artist Lesley...
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