Friends of The Black Watch
Who We Are
The Friends are a group of individuals who support the work of the Castle and Museum to preserve the legacy of The Black Watch Regiment for current and future generations.
Membership subscriptions and events help the Friends to raise money to support the Castle and Museum through funding Special Exhibitions, specified Museum projects and donations. By becoming a Friend you will be joining a vibrant organisation which supports the growth and development of the Castle and Museum. For an annual subscription Friends will have access to all the benefits detailed below.
How We Operate
The Friends are a Registered Scottish Charity (SC041823). Monies raised are for the support and advancement of The Black Watch Castle and Museum and its’ activities.
Major General Mike Riddell-Webster CBE DSO
Chairman: Bill Macpherson
Treasurer: Bruce Osborne
Ex-officio: Anne Kinnes
Secretary: Rosemary Pitcaithly
Major (Retd) Ronnie Proctor
Dr Nicky Small
Chairwoman: Sarah Riddell-Webster
Major (Retd) Hugh Rose
Major (Retd) Torquil MacLeod
Major (Retd) Tim Carmichael
Major General (Retd) Mike Riddell-Webster
Benefits of Becoming a Friend
- Free admission to The Black Watch Museum (refund of your current entry fee if you join during a visit)
- Complimentary Black Watch Story Tour
- Up to 1/3rd discount on selected ticketed events
- 10% discount at the Castle Gift Shop and Bistro @ The Castle
- Regular email updates on events, activities and an annual newsletter
- Eligibility to wear a Friends Tie or Lapel Pin
|Membership Type||Details||Subscription Fee|
|Adult||£24 or £2 pm|
|Adult plus children||One parent plus children under 18||£36 or £3 pm|
|Couple||£42 or £3.50 pm|
|Family||Parents plus children under 18||£54 or £4.50 pm|
|Black Watch Association Member||£12 or £1 pm|
How to Join
Download and complete our membership form and return to the address below. If you prefer we can email or post the form to you.
Contact 01738 638152, option 3 and advise that you wish to join the Friends
You can pay for your membership by visiting our online shop.
Visit the Castle:
If you live locally you can pop into the Castle and Museum; our team at the front desk will assist you.
A: The Black Watch Castle and Museum, Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HR