Family Fridays

Fridays just got a lot more interesting this summer at The National Wallace Monument!

Family Fridays

About Family Fridays

Fridays just got a lot more interesting!

Why not get a warrior makeover during your visit to The National Wallace Monument? Choose from traditional face painting or get a dramatic battle scar. A balloon sword will complete the look, then you’ll be ready to explore the exhibition galleries inside the Monument to discover more about Wallace and his victory in Stirling.

After you’ve explored the nature trails on the Abbey Craig you can visit the RSPB Love Nature’s information stand to take part in nature themed activities and to learn more about wildlife and conservation.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Family Fridays are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The National Wallace Monument

Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

18th September 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

21st September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

22nd September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

25th September 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

28th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

29th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Evening Lecture: 10000 Years of History on the Abbey Craig

Evening Lecture: 10000 Years of History on the Abbey Craig

10th October 2019
Dr Murray Cook, archaeologist and local history expert, will delve into the history of the Abbey Craig, revealing some of the secrets of the landscape hosting one of Scotland’s most iconic buildings
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

12th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

13th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

16th October 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Evening Lecture: Remembering Wallace and Bruce Over the Centuries

Evening Lecture: Remembering Wallace and Bruce Over the Centuries

17th October 2019
Join Dr Michael Penman as he looks at the construction of iconic reputations and some of the enduring myths that have persisted for centuries regarding Wallace and Bruce.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

19th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

20th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Scotland’s Heroines

Scotland’s Heroines

24th October 2019
Dr Alison McCall shares some of the fascinating stories she has uncovered about Scottish women and what life would have been like for Victorian career women at a time when the Monument first opened.

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Scotland’s National Hero
Scotland’s National Hero
18th September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Stirling Gaelic Choir Annual Concert
Stirling Gaelic Choir Annual Concert
20th September 2019
Victoria Hall Dunblane, Dunblane
Come along and enjoy an evening with 2018 Mòd winners Stirling Gaelic Choir, conducted by Jane McQueen, with guest artists Sgiobalta and the Fèis Fhoirt ceilidh band!
Bloody Scotland Football Match: Scotland v England
Bloody Scotland Football Match: Scotland v England
21st September 2019
Cowanes Hospital, Stirling
Scotland v England - Bloody Scotland Crime Writer's Football Match returns on 21st September. Don't miss it!!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Scotland’s National Hero
Scotland’s National Hero
18th September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Battle Won
A Battle Won
21st September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
The Big Picture Conference
The Big Picture Conference
21st September 2019
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling
The Big Picture Conference explores the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland, drawing on inspirational stories and experiences from around the world.
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History Events you might like...

Scotland’s National Hero
Scotland’s National Hero
18th September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Battle Won
A Battle Won
21st September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won
A Battle Won
22nd September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Find History events in Stirling

Learning Events you might like...

Scotland’s National Hero
Scotland’s National Hero
18th September 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Wednesday Evening Mindfulness Course
Wednesday Evening Mindfulness Course
18th September 2019
NA, Callander
Mindfulness is a fantastic tool to help you with anxiety, depression and not feeling in control of your life. Join Britta Schuessler MA on this six week course starting on 18th September in Callander!
Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling
Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling
19th September 2019
Allan Park South Church Stirling, Stirling
Pragmatic Buddhism is mindfulness made meaningful for today’s world. Come and join us on a Thursday evening at Allan Park South Church!
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Nature Events you might like...

The Big Picture Conference
The Big Picture Conference
21st September 2019
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling
The Big Picture Conference explores the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland, drawing on inspirational stories and experiences from around the world.
A half day walk and seabuckthorn forage at Kinneil Foreshore
A half day walk and seabuckthorn forage at Kinneil Foreshore
27th September 2019
NA, Boness
Come and join TCV Scotland for a guided walk and forage around the island at Kinneil Foreshore. Home to lots of exciting wildlife, we shall be focusing on Seabuckthorn.
Mugdock Sensational Safari: Deep in the Forest
Mugdock Sensational Safari: Deep in the Forest
1st October 2019
Mugdock Country Park, Mugdock
Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Come along and discover what wildlife thrives deep in the forest with the Mugdock Country Park Rangers.
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Gillies Hill
Enjoy a climb up Gillie Hill on a fairly steep old overgrown forestry track in this 7 mile walk with Stirling, Falkirk and District Ramblers on Sunday 22nd September!
Light up the Forest
Light up the Forest returns to the Lodge Forest Aberfoyle on Saturday 12th October. Come along and see the woods in a whole new light as you walk through the forest at night!
Christmas Shopping Fayre
Stirling Castle is delighted to be bringing back their fantastically festive and incredibly popular Christmas Shopping Fayre on 3rd December!
Guided Building Tours
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
A Battle Won
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.

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