Historical Presentation and Entertainment events

Join our wonderful historical presentation at the farm or try one of our themed entertainment days and evenings, which can be organized with dinner and refreshments in MacGregor’s Barn. Watch a short video of some of the events we have organised.

Historical


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Historical Presentation at the Farm
Visit the ancient farm and enjoy the history and weapons Join us for a historical journey going back to 1474AD where Gregor conducts an animated presentation of the ancient farm buildings which have documented connections with Rob Roy, Clan Gregor, Sir Walter Scott the Jacobites and much more.


In MacGregor's Barn we will introduce you to the weapons of the Jacobite Clans - the Claymore, the Broadsword, the Dirk, the fearsome Lochaber Axe, and the Doune pistol. We will tell you the story of the Battle of Killiecrankie at which Rob Roy fought in 1689.

Also included is a Highland dress kilt demonstration with a dram of whisky or liqueur alternative, tea / coffee also included, and a tour of the working farm.


Border collie

At the conclusion of the presentation guests are invited to meet our 16 working Border collie dogs.

A highly entertaining and interactive presentation suitable for young adults upwards and those who have a love of Scottish history.

Tours conducted every Tuesday all year round
Starting - 1.30pm & Finishing - 4.00pm
or by special arrangement for group bookings.


For further information and booking:

E-mail: Gregor  or  Tel: 01877 387 219

Cost: £10  (Refreshments included in cost).

Burns Supper


Burns supper party nights
MacGregor’s Barn and stable bar is an excellent venue for a festival of the music, song, and poetry of Robert Burns. Gregor and Fergus can organize a wide range of entertainment to bring the dramatics alive with famous recitals.

Burns Night Supper
The Selkirk grace
Address to the haggis
Holy Willie’s Prayer
Address to the lassies
Scots wha hae
A mans a man
My Love is like a red red rose
A toast to Scotland
Coming through the rye
Auld Lang Syne

A traditional Burns supper meal can be organized with entertainment to suit. A celebration of the bard can be done anytime of the year!


 

 

Ceilidh Dances

 

CEILIDH DANCE PARTY NIGHTS

Enjoy a night of Ceilidh and Scottish Country Dances in MacGregor’s Barn to the music of the Kinlochard Ceilidh band where Fergus plays in the band and calls the dances showing you the steps and moves.


SET CEILIDH DANCES

Scottish Dancing

Eights and reel
Strip the Willow
Orkney reel
Dashing white sergeant
Circassian circle
Virginia reel
Reel of the 51st
Duke of Perth
Flowers of Edinburgh

 

ROUND THE ROOM CEILIDH DANCES

Gay Gordon’s
Canadian Barn Dance
Military Two-Step
Britannia Two –Step
Eva Three-Step

WALTZ’s

St Bernard’s Waltz
Lomond Waltz
Pride of Erin Waltz
Old Time Waltz

 

Band line up – Accordion, fiddle, drums (Inc set caller / vocals). Bagpipes if required

Your party can have dinner in the Barn prior to the dancing!



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Music Festivals


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Scotland abounds in music and cultural festivals. The Celtic music scene has never been stronger here with many talented young musicians contributing to the nation’s cultural wealth.

The four major music festivals in Scotland are:


  • Celtic Connections – the largest Celtic music
       festival in the World, held in Glasgow in
       January / February.
  • The Glasgow International Jazz Festival in June.
  • The Edinburgh International Jazz Festival in July / August.
  • The Edinburgh International Festival – the largest Cultural Festival
       in the World, in August / September.

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We can arrange a programme of concerts for you once you have selected from the programme of the Festival you wish to attend. Please visit our links page for the relevant sites.


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Folk Festival

THE HOUSE FOLK - TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

THE HOUSE FOLK SCOTTISH MUSIC FESTIVAL

Discount if purchasing the rover ticket for all nights


Now in its eighth year, The House Folk Music Festival gives you three great nights of Scottish traditional and contemporary music with top artists performing in highly unusual and intimate venues.

Offering an expo of bagpipe, strings, vocals and flute music fusing traditional and contemporary Scottish styles that have influenced the folk scene around the globe. A blend of music for everyone!

Click on the link to see festival website - www.scottishmusicfestival.co.uk


please e-mail - enquiries@scottishmusicfestival.co.uk for ticket and booking enquiries.

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