Events

At Garioch Heritage Centre we host a number of external and internal events throughout the year. You can find out more about these events and purchase tickets from this page.

Strathorn Farm Stables and Riding School

Virtual Talk by Ruth SkinnerWednesday 16th June – 7pm

Strathorn Farm Stables and Riding School is owned and operated by Ruth and George Skinner.  The Skinner family have a proud history of working with horses that stretches back hundreds of years.  Strathorn has been home to The Skinner Family and their horses since 1939.  In 1991 George and Ruth decided it was time to pass on their vast knowledge and experience by opening up a stables and riding school to offer lessons in all aspects of horse craft.

Ruth will speak about the riding school, horses, and her work with Riding for the Disabled.

Purchase tickets here.

The Prestonpans Tapestry

Garioch Heritage Centre is delighted to welcome The Prestonpans Tapestry. Designed by the same artist as the popular Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, this will be the public’s only chance to view the tapestry this year.

Commissioned by the Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust and designed by Cockenzie based artist Andrew Crummy, the tapestry incorporates over 10 million stitches created by over 200 volunteers and at 104m long it is one of the longest in the world. It depicts the journey made by Jacobite, Bonnie Prince Charlie from France through the Scottish Highlands to victory at the Battle of Prestonpans in 1745. 

The Tapestry and Centre are open Thursday – Sunday 10 am – 4 pm until Sunday 8 August.  Tickets cost £5 for adults and £4 for concessions.  Children (under 16) are free.  

Click HERE to purchase tickets.

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