Reflections on the ‘War of Words’ Book Festival

Over four hundred years of conflict, battles, wars and some very exceptional individuals were all put under the microscope at The Black Watch Castle and Museum first Book Festival on 21st and 22nd September 2019. Entitled “Words of War” and opened in the Queen Mother Room by the Festival Patron, Professor Sir Hew Strachan, there … Read moreReflections on the ‘War of Words’ Book Festival

The Generation that fought two World Wars

Black And white photograph of Earl Wavell next to a jeep

We are looking forward to welcoming author, biographer and historian Victoria Schofield to the Castle where she will speak at our ‘Words of War’ Book Festival. In conversation with Lt Gen Alistair Irwin, Victoria will discuss the careers of Field Marshal Wavell and Vice Admiral Schofield. Here she talks with us about what inspired her … Read moreThe Generation that fought two World Wars

The Jacobite Occupation of Perth

A picture of the painting (oil on canvas) of the Battle of Cullodean by artist David Morier (1705-1770)

Kathleen Lyle, author of ‘Afore the Highlands: The Jacobites in Perth 1715-16’ is looking forward to speaking at our Words of War Book Festival which takes place on 21st and 22nd September 2019. Kathleen will be in conversation with Dr Paul Philippou talking about the Jacobite occupation of Perth on Sunday 22nd September at 1.30pm.  … Read moreThe Jacobite Occupation of Perth

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