Spring: a time of hope and renewal

Spring: a time of hope and renewal

Here’s Margaret Pollock with the latest update from our gardens: So the clocks have sprung forward, the equinox is behind us and summer lies ahead. The bees are beginning to fly out and about and spring is definitely on its way. This is such an invigorating time...
CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

To mark Women’s History month, history volunteer Anne Monaghan shares the stories of three women who worked at Bannockburn House in the first part of the 20th century:   MARY WINTER   Mary was a table maid at Bannockburn House in 1911 and ‘lived...
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...
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