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

Meet The Team

Jenny, Archivist

Jenny, Archivist

Jenny is dedicated to ensuring the archive collections are accessible for people of all ages to connect with their past. Her work includes answering research enquiries and overseeing a cataloguing and digitisation project.

Fiona, Curator

Fiona, Curator

In her role as curator Fiona is committed to preserving the history and heritage of The Black Watch legacy. She particularly enjoys discovering and sharing stories of the people who connect the Museum’s collection.

Adrienn, Project Archivist

Adrienn, Project Archivist

Adrienn is one of our Project Archivists working on the Cataloguing Project. She is committed to making our collections more accessible to researchers, both at the museum and remotely.

Amanda, Collections Assistant

Amanda, Collections Assistant

Amanda assists the Curator to care for and interpret the collection and displays. She also helps with our learning and activities programme.

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Black Watch History
Former Curator 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
Former Curator 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
Guest Writer

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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Black Watch History
Former Curator Stuart Kennedy

Mutiny in the Ranks

The history of The Black Watch is brimming with stories of bravery; from Fontenoy to The Battle of Alma through to the Chindits in World

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