Wallace 150

On Wednesday 11th September 2019 you are invited to visit The Abbey Craig and join the activities which will mark the 150th anniversary of The National Wallace Monument!

Wallace 150

About Wallace 150

At 12:00 noon on Saturday 11th September 1869, 572 years after William Wallace had been triumphant at The Battle of Stirling Bridge, the members of the Town Council of Stirling assembled at the Corn Exchange, and marched in procession to the newly-completed National Wallace Monument. On reaching the Monument they proceeded to 'The Armoury Room' on the first floor, where they were welcomed by a party which included Mr. J. T. Rochead, the architect who had designed the Monument, and who had watched it take shape over the years since the laying of the foundation stone in 1861.

The ceremony which followed marked the completion of The National Wallace Monument, and the country now had a monument of which it could be proud, and which honoured 'Scotland's National Hero'.

The Monument has been proudly telling the story of Wallace for 150 years, and on Wednesday 11th September 2019 you are invited to visit The Abbey Craig and join the activities which will mark this special occasion.

On the day, there will be live performances from bagpipers and Monument Dance Centre, special souvenirs, birthday cake, guided walks to The Battle of Stirling Bridge Battlefield, performances of 'A Battle Won', Braveheart breakfast in Legends Coffee House, and a bagpipe workshop!

In the evening, live music will be performed by Ted Christopher, then 'Reflections on The Monument' will take place - with a sunset performance by a piper in the shadow of the Abbey Craig, followed by fireworks and a special light show illuminating the front of the Monument.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Wallace 150 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Other Events at The National Wallace Monument

Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

1st July 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

4th July 2020
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

5th July 2020
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

8th July 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

11th July 2020
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

12th July 2020
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

15th July 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

18th July 2020
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees

Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees

19th July 2020
The Wallace Nature Club is run by local charity 'Under The Trees' and gives your child the opportunity for lots of outdoor fun as they learn about the natural environment on The Abbey Craig!
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

19th July 2020
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

22nd July 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

29th July 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

1st August 2020
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

2nd August 2020
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

5th August 2020
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

8th August 2020
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

9th August 2020
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

12th August 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

15th August 2020
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

16th August 2020
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees

Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees

16th August 2020
The Wallace Nature Club is run by local charity 'Under The Trees' and gives your child the opportunity for lots of outdoor fun as they learn about the natural environment on The Abbey Craig!
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

19th August 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

22nd August 2020
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

23rd August 2020
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

26th August 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

29th August 2020
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

30th August 2020
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

2nd September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

5th September 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

5th September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

6th September 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

6th September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

9th September 2020
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

11th September 2020
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.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

12th September 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

12th September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Weapons Demonstrations

Weapons Demonstrations

13th September 2020
Our costumed historian will help to bring history to life with his array of weapons and facinating stories, helping you discover how the people and invaders of Scotland made and used weapons.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

13th September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

16th September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

19th September 2020
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 September 2020
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees

Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees

20th September 2020
The Wallace Nature Club is run by local charity 'Under The Trees' and gives your child the opportunity for lots of outdoor fun as they learn about the natural environment on The Abbey Craig!
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

23rd September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

26th September 2020
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

27th September 2020
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

30th September 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

30th November 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

27th December 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

28th December 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

29th December 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

30th December 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

31st December 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

2nd January 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

3rd January 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

13th February 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

14th February 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

17th February 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

20th February 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

21st February 2021
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

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