Our Blog

Our blog shares behind the scene insights in the life at the Castle and Museum. Discover the stories behind our incredible artefacts, explore the archives and uncover soldier’s stories, hear from special guests and contributors and keep up to date with our events, news, developments and achievements.

Meet The Team

Jenny, Project Archivist

Jenny, Project Archivist

Joining the team in 2018, Jenny is using her archives experience to take forward the Cataloguing Project. She is dedicated to ensuring these records are accessible for people of all ages to connect with their past.

Stuart, Curator

Stuart, Curator

As an experienced Museum professional, Stuart is responsible for looking after The Black Watch collection of artefacts. He is the person to ask about our interesting objects and ideas for inspiring new projects.

Fiona, Museum Assistant

Fiona, Museum Assistant

Starting as a volunteer over 5 years ago, Fiona now assists the Museum Curator to care for and interpret the collection and displays. She also helps with our learning programme and has developed a special interest in military medals.

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Black Watch History
Stuart Kennedy

St. Valery

The 12th June marks the 80th anniversary of St. Valery. It is a point in World War 2 that is often overshadowed by the heroic

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Soldier Stories
Jenny

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on 12 May, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. The day is even more significant this year as it

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Black Watch History
Stuart Kennedy

VE Day

Friday 8th May will mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Even during these strange times it’s important to remember what a momentous event this was

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Black Watch History
Fiona Connah

Major Kathleen Laura Prendergast

Our Collections Assistant, Fiona, enjoys discovering forgotten stories from The Black Watch history and sharing these with our visitors today. In this blog she writes

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