The 2016 Soldiers of Killiecrankie program runs over three days:
Down Load your program (as it stands on 16th July 2016) - subject to alteration right up to the weekend (but should not change too much from now on).
Friday 29 th July
4pm – Launch of the new 20 minute film on Highland Perthshire produced by Perth and Kinross Library Service. Venue: McKays Hotel, 138 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG. Booking is essential, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Culture Perth and Kinross events on 01738 444949
5.30pm in Pitlochry main street Skirmish - there will be a re-enacting with commentary of the skirmish that took part in the Pass of Killiecrankie, just before the Battle proper. Free entry as it will take place along Atholl Road, Pitlochry's main street. (The street will be closed to traffic as you can imagine, dodging the cars is not a good thing).
8pm – An evening of entertainment at McKays Hotel, Atholl Road, Pitlochry with Jacobite Story and Song, two sets of 45mins with a 15minute interval. Everyone is encouraged to join in song sheets provided. Excellent value at £5 entry.
Saturday 30 th July and Sunday 31 st July
10am Gates open, 11am to 5pm program. Venue:- Killiecrankie Battlefield.
Continuous events being performed in the field arenas, also a separate timetable of events in the BIG Tent marquee with talks, plays and stories. Battlefield tours run through both days. The event finishes on the Sunday with a march behind pipers to the Battlefield Memorial for a short ceremony to remember all those of both sides who lost their lives on the 27 th July 1689.
Soldiers Leap Zip Wire - in the event field, it is 175 metres long, starts 70 metres up in the trees first 50 metres through the tree tops before bursting out over the event field. BOOK your Zip £10 go to https://www.bungeejumpscotland.co.uk/bookings/ sold on first come first served basis.
Battlefield Tours - walk over the battlefield to learn where the Clan regiments stood that day, the tactics and how the Government troops were routed. £2 - make sure you have good footwear. Highly recommended.
Event admission charges for all day activities:- Free Car Parking. £6 adult; £5 Concession; £3 children under 16 years. Family of four £16.
Battlefield Traditional Family Ceilidh with bar. Saturday 30th July 7.30pm–Join the re-enactors for a superb evening of song, stories, music and dance. £7 adults, children under 16 years free entry.