Our Blog

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

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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.

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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.

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Ollie, Project Archivist

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

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Ginat, Museum & Collections Assistant

Ginat supports the Curator to produce exciting temporary exhibitions, care for the collection, and provide detailed research from our Archive. She enjoys enhancing the museum visitor experience and creating engagement opportunities for all ages.

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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
Guest Writer

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
Guest Writer

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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Black Watch History
Jenny

Discovering Soldier Stories

Private Spencer Barwood can be seen lying on the ground at the front right of this photograph Since 2018 The Black Watch Castle & Museum

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News and Events
Leanor Blackhall

Easter at the Castle

Hop on over to the Castle and Museum this Easter It’s starting to warm up, there are green leaves on the trees and (sometimes) the

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