Events at Thirlestane Castle

Open-Air Cinema - ‘The Italian Job’ 1969

Open-Air Cinema - ‘The Italian Job’ 1969

Friday 31st May 2019

Come and watch the classic comedy caper 'The Italian Job (1969)' in the beautiful Castle Garden as we kick start the 'BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring' Weekend

BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring

BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Join us for the 'BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring' with 1,400 vintage and classic vehicles on display. A great family day out which this year celebrates the Mini's 60th Birthday


Wild Outdoors Summer Activity Camps

Wild Outdoors Summer Activity Camps

Monday 8th July - Friday 2nd August 2019

Let your children explore the outdoors this summer with the return of our popular activity camps. Fun-filled day experiences and even overnight stays are available.

Open-Air Theatre - ‘The Tempest’

Open-Air Theatre - ‘The Tempest’

Sunday 21st July 2019 - 6pm

Enjoy a summer's evening on the castle's Front Lawn and get swept away with one of Shakespeare's most popular plays 'The Tempest'


Civil War Re-Enactment Weekend

Civil War Re-Enactment Weekend

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August 2019

The oldest re-enactment society, the Sealed Knot, is coming back to Thirlestane Castle to once more bring to life the history of Scotland's involvement in the Civil Wars.

Open-Air Cinema

Open-Air Cinema

Friday 13th September 2019

Enjoy an Open-Air Cinema experience in the relaxing surroundings of the Castle Garden


Drive-In Cinema

Drive-In Cinema

Wednesday 30th October 2019

A new experience for the Scottish Borders! Bring your car for our Drive-In Halloween-themed movie

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Book an Event

Our Events Team are here to help

Whether it’s for a special occasion, a charity auction, a sporting event, wedding, car rally, music festival, whatever the event may be, Thirlestane Castle is the perfect venue. Our events team will bend over backwards for you.