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 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.
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 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.
• 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 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
• 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
• 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!
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:
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.
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket and booking enquiries.