Music, dance and drama fill the castle once again and bring it alive. Meet the characters and learn about their life in the Royal Palace. Visit the kitchen and see the food they would have prepared and hear more about the past times of the nobility and Mary, Queen of Scots.
This event is included in the Stirling Castle admission price.
Rhododendron Festival: We are part of the Gloriour Gardens of Argyll and Bute. Our gardens have many Rhododendons and Azaleas throughout them, with one of the best being the 60 year old Rhod falconeri, with its beautiful pale yellow blooms and stunning red- brown bark. We have a good selection of Rhododendrons for sale- including many Species ones.
Hugh Edwards, a local photographer based in Glencoe, who also works for us, captures stunning landscape and wildlife photographs. A4 and A3 mounted prints on display and for sale.
A portrait of The Flow Country – one of Europe’s last wild places, in the far north of Scotland. This vast expanse of blanket bog is a vital defence against the effects of climate change and a special place for wildlife. Explore the Flow Country through imagery, film, an interactive landscape model and computer game.
In partnership with RSPB Scotland and the Peatlands Partnership, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Four intrepid explorers, led by the redoubtable Professor Challenger, travel to an uncharted plateau in South America following a few scant directions scribbled in a sketch book. They find flora and fauna beyond their wildest dreams, become involved in tribal warfare between apemen and indigenous humans, and encounter terrifying dinosaurs previously believed to be extinct. But when their camera is destroyed in an accident what evidence can they produce to prove that these creatures actually exist?Find out more
This exhibition will showcase a wide variety of high quality designs produced by a group of former City & Guilds Creative Textiles students. The display will include 2D wall hangings and quilts alongside 3D wearable art and soft furnishings, worked in machine and hand stitch. There will also be access to sketchbooks showing the inspiration and story behind the designs, and the processes used.Find out more
Gilbert & Sullivan’s wry comic opera is set in Japan, but its satire of the ways a lie can be twisted into a truth is perhaps more blisteringly relevant to the political landscape of the English-speaking world than ever before! Performed by a cast of 6 actor/singers accompanied by a musical director on keyboards, it gets the complete Illyria treatment, and is produced on a stage boasting a strikingly large (and authentic) Japanese torii gate. Despite the reduction in scale not a single word from WS Gilbert’s libretto is cut, nor a single note or harmony from Sir Arthur Sullivan’s score unsung.Find out more
Every MONDAY, free drop in activities throughout the holidays from 12-3pm. Bring a picnic and join us round the camp fire! Each week we will have a fun activity afterwards either in the woods, gardens or beach.
14 August – camp fire then natural kite making in the glass houses
We are currently transforming our historic stables into a new Visitor Centre, due to open this Autumn and there is lots happening at Cambo this summer….
For more information contact Judy: [email protected]
Paxton House are re-starting their annual summer fayre and this one is shaping up to be a cracker!
With a live band on the lawn, local stall holders, face painting, bouncy castles and many more little surprises which will be announced over the next few weeks!
We hope you can all make it and enjoy a fun packed summers day at Paxton House!