Events at Thirlestane Castle

The Man Who Ruled Scotland - Evening Tour & Talk

The Man Who Ruled Scotland - Evening Tour & Talk

Sunday 3rd September 2017 - 6pm

An evening tour of Thirlestane Castle followed by a talk on one of its most famous residents the Duke of Lauderdale. Part of the Scottish Borders Heritage Festival

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Historic Motoring Extravaganza

Historic Motoring Extravaganza

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Join us for the 45th Annual BVA Historic Motoring Extravaganza on Sunday 4 June 2017 at Thirlestane Castle with over 1,000 vehicles on display. A great family day out with a Craft and Gift Fair and displays during the day.

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

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Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen's most loveable heroine. An open-air theatre event on the front lawn.


Civil War Re-Enactment Weekend

Civil War Re-Enactment Weekend

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The oldest re-enactment society, the Sealed Knot, is coming to Thirlestane Castle to bring to life the history of Scotland's involvement in the Civil Wars. They will be delving into what it was like in the 17th Century for the military and civilians.

Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

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Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad’s heart set on a shiny new motorcar.