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Battle of Bannockburn Commemoration

Two day event marking the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. This family friendly event will be on Saturday and Sunday June 28th/29th 2014 from 10am - 7pm.
When 2014-06-28 10:00 to
2014-06-29 19:00
Where Visitor Centre and Memorial Park, Bannockburn
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This Homecoming Scotland 2014 signature event will immerse you in Scotland’s history and culture, commemorating the 700th anniversary of  the Battle of Bannockburn and celebrating the best of Scottish folk music, food and drink.

As well as the extraordinary Battle of Bannockburn re-enactments, the biggest to take place on the Bannockburn battlefield and choreographed by Clanranald, famous for their work on Hollywood blockbusters such as Gladiator, Robin Hood and Thor II; there will be more than 300 living historians working and preparing for battle throughout the day within the interactive medieval encampments allowing you to experience the sights, sounds and atmosphere of 14th century  Scotland.

Bannockburn Live

Each day there are three opportunities to watch the re-enactment ensuring plenty of time for all to enjoy the action, as well as the other cultural entertainment at this great event.

There will also be world-class music performances from the likes of Dougie MacLean and Julie Fowlis, as well as Scottish history brought to life in word and song with the likes of Karine Polwart at Storyville, this really is a weekend of celebration for all ages.

Please note: this is not a Yes Scotland or independence campaign event but is included as it may be of interest to our readers. Furthermore, the anniversary of the battle is on the 23rd/24th and this event is on the following weekend.

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