Summer Craft Sessions at the Castle
Join us for a fun filled summer of creative craft activities at The Black Watch Castle and Museum.

Wednesday 3 July | 10.30am-12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts |Suggested donation £3
Create an Aircraft
Defend the skies by creating your own World War 2 spitfire aircraft.

Wednesday 10 July | 10.30am-12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts |Suggested donation £3
Colour Collage
Help us to make a Black Watch collage battle standard for our exciting Summer Festival. You can also make your own mini version to take home.

Wednesday 17 July | 10.30am-12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts |Suggested donation £3
Soldier Paperchains

Create your solider paperchains to make your own marching line. You can add your artwork to our display or take home with you.

Wednesday 24 July | 10.30am-12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts | Suggested donation £3
Badge Making
Create custom badges with our brilliant badge making machine. Take inspiration from our collection, use your imagination to design your own regimental badge.

Wednesday 31 July | 10.30am Ė 12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts | Suggested donation £3
Model Soldiers
Letís get crafty as we create our own model Black Watch soldiers using cardboard, fabric, felt tissue paper, pens and card.

Wednesday 7 August | 10.30am-12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts | Suggested donation £3
Creating with Clay
Roll up your sleeves and have a go at making your own clay models.

Wednesday 14 August | 10.30am-12.30pm | Drop-in family crafts |Suggested donation £3
Marvellous Medal Making
Be inspired by the heroes of The Black Watch and make your own marvellous medals.

If taking part in this Summerís crafts why explore the Museum galleries with 50% discount on child entry throughout the Summer holidays.*
*Only available to children who have taken part in drop-in family crafts session
*All children should be accompanied with a supervising adult

Summer Festival at the Castle
Saturday 27th July | 11am-3pm
Adults Free | Children under 3 Free | Children 3 and over £5

Join The Black Watch Castle and Museum for their annual Summer Festival. This Army life themed event promises to be a fun-filled family day, out brimming with interactive entertainment, live music, fun hands-on activities, crafts, tours and much more. The festival will open at 11am with a performance from The Black Watch Pipes and Drums.
All young visitors will be invited to join the Junior Black Watch Battalion. The new recruits will receive their enlistment card and be given the mission of completing exciting activities throughout the day. They can then attend the passing out parade and be awarded with medals by their commanding officer!
Sing-a-long Gallery Tours
Soldier Cookie Decorating
Gallery Trails
Family Crafts
Outdoor Games
Trench Tours
Museum Explorer and Cadet Drills
Dressing up Stations
Face Painting
Musical Station
Communication Station
Observation Station
Meet soldiers from 3SCOTS and 7SCOTS, The Black Watch
Ration cooking
Live music from the McAndrews Sisters
Performance from The Black Watch Pipes and Drums
Military Vehicles
Sweetie Cart

With special guest appearance from Corporal Cruachan IV, The Regimental Mascot of The Royal Regiment of Scotland (an adorable Shetland pony!)
Museum Explorerís Clubs
Join in the adventures with our monthly Museum Explorerís Club

Wednesday 24 July | 1.30pm-3.30pm | Museum Explorerís Club | £7.50
Join The Black Watch
Find out what makes the Black Watch unique, take part in marching drills and learn about the fitness tests that new recruits have to do to join the Army. All our young explorers will be invited to showcase their marching drill at our Summer Festival on Saturday 27th July.

All Museum Explorerís Clubs are £7.50 per child (drink, snack and Museum Explorerís polo shirt included) Suggested ages 7-12 | 01738 638152 to book

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