History events in Stirling

View all the upcoming History events taking place throughout Stirling below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Stirling

Flights into Scotland’s Past

Flights into Scotland’s Past

1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018
An exhibition of Kieran Baxter’s aerial photographs & visualisations of Scotland’s historic monuments and landscapes Read more
Wake Up With Wallace!

Wake Up With Wallace!

1st November 2017 - 28th February 2018
Early risers, save 50% on admission charges to the Monument between 10am and 11am from November to February. Read more
Japan Week: The Shogun’s ‘Harem’: Life in the Women’s Palace in Nineteenth Century Japan

Japan Week: The Shogun’s ‘Harem’: Life in the Women’s Palace in Nineteenth Century Japan

21st February 2018
The University of Stirling welcomes author and journalist, Ms Lesley Downer, to Japan Week to deliver a talk on The Shogun’s ‘Harem’. Read more
Exhibition: Talking Shops

Exhibition: Talking Shops

26th February 2018 - 22nd June 2018
Come along to the Engine Shed's new exhibition 'Talking Shops' exploring traditional shop fronts in all their glory! Read more
Talk on the Scottish Arts and Crafts Movement

Talk on the Scottish Arts and Crafts Movement

26th February 2018
Hear Dr Elizabeth Cumming give a talk on the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland from 1880s to the 1920s at this Friends of the Smith Lecture on 26th February. Read more
Talking Shops - A History of Scotland’s Shopfronts

Talking Shops - A History of Scotland’s Shopfronts

26th February 2018
This a one day seminar at The Engine Shed on 26th February will launch their new exhibition 'Talking Shops'. Read more
Film Poet: Margaret Tait at 100

Film Poet: Margaret Tait at 100

15th March 2018
Come along to Film Poet: Margaret Tait at 100, a special evening of silent film, spoken word and performance from some of Scotland's finest writers on 15th March. Read more
Easter Weekend at The National Wallace Monument

Easter Weekend at The National Wallace Monument

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

30th March 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

31st March 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

1st April 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

2nd April 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

4th April 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

7th April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

8th April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

11th April 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

14th April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

15th April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

21st April 2018 - 22nd April 2018
Join Historic Environment Scotland on a musical journey through time at Stirling Castle as we see how music and dance has evolved over time. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

21st April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

22nd April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

28th April 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

2nd May 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

5th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

6th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

7th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

9th May 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

12th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

13th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

16th May 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

19th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

20th May 2018
Enjoy a guided walk with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace’s encounter with the army of King Edward I. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

23rd May 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Earth and Vernacular Buildings

Earth and Vernacular Buildings

24th May 2018
This one day seminar at The Engine Shed will explore the local materials and skills used to make Scotland's historic rural houses. Read more
Earth Building at the Engine Shed

Earth Building at the Engine Shed

25th May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Come along to a weekend of fun earth building and other vernacular traditions at The Engine Shed on 25th and 26th May! Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

26th May 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

27th May 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

28th May 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

30th May 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
YOYP Discovery Days at The National Wallace Monument

YOYP Discovery Days at The National Wallace Monument

2nd June 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Celebrate Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 at The National Wallace Monument on June 2nd & 3rd. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

6th June 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

9th June 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

10th June 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

13th June 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

16th June 2018
How did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years? Read more
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

17th June 2018
How did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years? Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

20th June 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

23rd June 2018
How did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years? Read more
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

24th June 2018
How did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years? Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

27th June 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

30th June 2018
How did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years? Read more
A Hero  Remembered

A Hero Remembered

1st July 2018
How did William Wallace become Scotland’s first National Hero and how has he been remembered over the years? Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

4th July 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

7th July 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

8th July 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

11th July 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

14th July 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

15th July 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

18th July 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

21st July 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

22nd July 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

25th July 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

28th July 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

29th July 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

1st August 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

4th August 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

5th August 2018
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

6th August 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

8th August 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

11th August 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

12th August 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

15th August 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

18th August 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

19th August 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

22nd August 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

23rd August 2018
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

25th August 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

26th August 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

27th August 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

29th August 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

1st September 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

2nd September 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

5th September 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

8th September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

9th September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
The Battle of Stirling Bridge

The Battle of Stirling Bridge

11th September 2018
It’s 1297 and Wallace’s greatest victory has just taken place – join in the celebrations at the Wallace Monument. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

12th September 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

15th September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
Michaelmass

Michaelmass

15th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
Step back into the sumptuous world of Stirling Castle's Royal Court as they enjoy Michaelmass. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

16th September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

19th September 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

22nd September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

23rd September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

24th September 2018
Costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

13th October 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

14th October 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

17th October 2018
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

20th October 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

21st October 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield. Read more

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Popular Events

Easter Antics at The Engine Shed
There's something for all ages at The Engine Shed free workshops over the Easter Holidays.
Japan Week 2018
Join us at The University of Stirling for Japan Week, an exciting programme of events dedicated to Japanese culture.
Earth Building at the Engine Shed
Come along to a weekend of fun earth building and other vernacular traditions at The Engine Shed on 25th and 26th May!