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SCOTSPIRIT at the Castle20th Mar 2017

Find your #SCOTSPIRIT at The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Have you got #SCOTSPIRIT? Visit The Black Watch Castle and Museum on the 7th – 10th April to meet the giant 7ft letters spearheading VisitScotland’s global campaign to promote all that is great about Scotland. Explore the history of the iconic Black Watch Regiment and have family fun with Scottish themed family crafts. Against the backdrop of the historic Balhousie Castle these show-stopping letters are sure to inspire your #SCOTSPIRIT.

Anne Kinnes, Chief Executive Office, The Black Watch Castle and Museum explains, “We are delighted to showcase not only the giant seven foot letters in front of stunning Balhousie Castle, the Home of The Black Watch but also to embrace the message and inspiration to promote all that is great about Scotland. It allows us once again to offer all our visitors to the Castle and Museum a World Class experience.”

Jim Clarkson, VisitScotland Regional Director, said:  “The Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology presents the perfect opportunity to delve into the past and discover Scotland’s fascinating stories. The Black Watch Castle and Museum has a fascinating history and the Black Watch Regiment embodies the Spirit of Scotland so it’s really exciting to see that the attraction has embraced the theme of 2017 and created a captivating weekend of events where you can explore The Black Watch Story.”

Shonagh Lowerson-Head, Learning and Audiences Officer at The Black Watch Castle and Museum tells us, “The #SCOTSPIRIT weekend at the Castle is a celebration of the unique Scottish spirit. We invite our visitors to discover the illustrious history of The Black Watch, Scotland’s premier Highland Regiment whilst considering what SCOTSPIRIT means to them. We will be running engaging highlight tours, fun filled family crafts inspired by Scotland’s heritage and serving delicious Scottish themed dishes in our award winning café. The team will be on hand to help visitors take those all-important pictures with the impressive and memorable #SCOTSPIRIT letters!.”

Launched in 2016 VisitScotland’s #SCOTSPIRIT is a global campaign designed to show people around the world the unique spirit of Scotland. The campaign aims to raise the spirit and profile of Scotland to the highest it has ever been in history by igniting the power of a nation behind tourism.