Events

Upcoming Events

Jul
27
Sat
War Come Home – Temporary Exhibition @ The Highlanders' Museum
Jul 27 2019 – Feb 1 2020 all-day

This year’s temporary exhibition, The War Come Home, briefly explores the impact of the First World War on those soldiers who had returned home with disabilities due to War injuries, sickness or wounds.

You’ll find this exhibition on the ground floor of the Museum

Aug
10
Sat
Festival of Fort George @ Fort George, Ardersier
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Built in the wake of the Battle of Culloden the fort reaches its 250th anniversary this year.

Discover why and how this mighty fortress was constructed, explore the history it has seen and experience Highland culture through music, dance and song.

Over the weekend, visitors can enjoy a pipe band, costumed characters from the Fort’s past, a 1940s zone with big band and swing dancers, and a WW2 camp with tents and vehicles. There will be lots of activities to get involved in – including making your very own LEGO fort, or having a go at the Fort George quiz. Children can enjoy getting involved in a pike drill, exploring handling boxes, as well as dress-up activities. There will also be performances from Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail, Military Wives Choir and The Margaret Stewart Trio.

Standard entry prices apply for this event and Historic Environment Scotland Members get in for free!

Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, people standing, sky, grass, cloud, child, outdoor and nature

Aug
11
Sun
Festival of Fort George @ Fort George, Ardersier
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Built in the wake of the Battle of Culloden the fort reaches its 250th anniversary this year.

Discover why and how this mighty fortress was constructed, explore the history it has seen and experience Highland culture through music, dance and song.

Over the weekend, visitors can enjoy a pipe band, costumed characters from the Fort’s past, a 1940s zone with big band and swing dancers, and a WW2 camp with tents and vehicles. There will be lots of activities to get involved in – including making your very own LEGO fort, or having a go at the Fort George quiz. Children can enjoy getting involved in a pike drill, exploring handling boxes, as well as dress-up activities. There will also be performances from Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail, Military Wives Choir and The Margaret Stewart Trio.

Standard entry prices apply for this event and Historic Environment Scotland Members get in for free!

Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, people standing, sky, grass, cloud, child, outdoor and nature

Aug
31
Sat
Gin Hostess World Tour of Gins Evening at the Highlanders’ Museum @ The Highlanders' Museum
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tickets for this not to be missed event cost £45 and can be purchased by calling 0131 310 8701 or by popping into the Museum shop at Fort George.

Sep
13
Fri
Singleton of Glen Ord Whisky Tasting Experience @ The Highlanders' Museum
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm