Dunkeld Living History Weekend 2024
Back for our third year, Dunkeld Living History weekend will be taking place on the 4th and 5th of May this year!
Set in Stanley Hill Park, this FREE event will bring you face to face with Dunkeld’s past. Explore the historic encampments, be wowed by our battle displays and reenactments but, keep an eye out for our cheeky jesters!
Listen out for the historic tunes of Craig Herbertson throughtout the day!
Wander around our Historic Traders stands, shopping for accurate replicas and handmade crafts, and watch traditional skills demonstrations.
Tea, coffee, home-baking and soup avaliable in the Duchess Anne.
Fill your evenings with fabulous performances from opera to stand up comedy.
There will be a full schedule of events and displays avaliable for the weekend online.
Who will you see?
The community archive will be holding an exhibition featuring the stories of Dunkeld and Birnam from days gone by.
Take part in your own unique Victorian “Tin-Type” photography session. Tickets available via eventbrite.
There will be three concerts across the weekend :
Friday 3rd May – 8pm – Birnam Arts ~ An Evening with Lindsey Gibb (Storyteller)
“Dunkeld ‘s Dark Deeds”
Murder & Intrigue. Crime and Punishment. Dunkeld & Birnam’s criminal past uncovered.
Saturday 4th May – 8pm – Birnam Arts ~ Daniel Downie live: Hysterical & Historical Scottish comedy
Sunday 5th May – 4:30pm – Dunkeld Cathedral ~ The Scots Opera Project Present
Wandering Oisin ~ A Celtic Folk Opera
Soprano Colleen Nicoll
Music by Esther Swift & David Douglas
Lyrics by Tony Bonning
A wide variety of unique artisan crafters and traders will be attending the event, take a sneak peak at their specialties.
more traders to be announced soon!..