Soldiers of Killiecrankie - commemorating the
Battle of Killiecrankie 27th July 1689.
It is hoped this will become an annual
event. For the 325th anniversary of the Battle of
Killiecrankie, a new group has been formed, to commemorate the
first Jacobite Battle, a short lived victory for the Jacobites on
the 27th July 1689. The Soldiers of Killiecrankie group, a local
community lead organisation consisting of the Community Council,
the Village Hall Committee and the Battlefield land owners.
Watch some of the highlights of the Soldiers Of
Killiecrankie event on You Tube.
Some great Soldiers of
Killiecrankie photos on Flikr.
The 2014 event had:-
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BIG Tent Ceilidh Saturday26th night on the Battlefield
was a great success - there was a Ceilidh band, plus
people getting up and taking a turn (as is traditional). There
was a bar (£3 a pint) and food. Ceilidh Ticket were only £5.
We estimate there were about 200 people at teh ceilidh.
REINACTOR AND LIVING HISTORY -
we have had a great response with some really special re-enactors.
They did the event proud. Thank you everyone for making our event a
Accommodation - the local Killiecrankie
Hotel (easy walking to the battlesite) has rooms
available for the weekend.
The event will took place on the Saturday and Sunday
26th and 27th July 2014, 10am to 5pm each day. Free car
park. Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children under 16 yrs £3. Family
Ticket of 4 £16.
Soldiers of Killiecrankie Venue:- Killiecrankie
Directions:- Coming from the south, drive right
through Killiecrankie and just as you pass the 30pmh signs on the
far side of the village you will see the Battlefield and Car Park
on the right.