Evening Lecture – Building a National Icon

Dr David Mitchell, Director of Conservation for Historic Environment Scotland, speaks about the building of The National Wallace Monument and the conservation work required to care for it.

Evening Lecture – Building a National Icon

About Evening Lecture – Building a National Icon

The National Wallace Monument, Past, Present and Future

With Dr David Mitchell, Director of Conservation at Historic Environment Scotland and Trustee of Stirling District Tourism, and Lyndsey Bowditch, Director at Studioarc Design Consultants

How do you go about building and maintaining a fitting tribute to one of Scotland’s best loved national heroes? Join Dr David Mitchell, Director of Conservation for Historic Environment Scotland, as he speaks about the building of The National Wallace Monument and the conservation work required to care for this internationally renowned building for generations to come. Lyndsey Bowditch, Director of Studioarc, will also give her experience of breathing new life into the famous Wallace story ahead of the re-opening of the Monument in Spring.

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Scotland’s National Hero

24th April 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
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Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
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Scotland’s National Hero

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12th May 2019
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19th May 2019
Enjoy a 45-minute guided walk with costumed actors recreating scenes from William Wallace’s famous encounter with the army of King Edward I at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
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A Walk With Wallace

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25th May 2019
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26th May 2019
Enjoy a 45-minute guided walk with costumed actors recreating scenes from William Wallace’s famous encounter with the army of King Edward I at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

27th May 2019
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Scotland’s National Hero

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Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
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A Hero  Remembered

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2nd June 2019
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Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
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19th June 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Hero  Remembered

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22nd June 2019
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
A Hero  Remembered

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23rd June 2019
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A Hero  Remembered

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24th June 2019
Discover how did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years during live actor performances at The National Wallace Monument.
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26th June 2019
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A Hero  Remembered

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Tales from the Battlefield

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Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

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Scotland’s National Hero

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

21st August 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

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Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

24th August 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
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A Battle Won

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

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Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

4th September 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

15th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

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Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Tales from the Battlefield

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12th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
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Tales from the Battlefield

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Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

19th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
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Tales from the Battlefield

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