Battle of Falkirk Day
725th Anniversary of the Battle of Falkirk 1298
22 July 2023
Falkirk High Street and Trinity Church
Battle of Falkirk Day
Join us for a captivating journey through time as we commemorate the 725th anniversary of the Battle of Falkirk on July 22nd, 2023!
Immerse yourself in a day filled with living history, re-enactments, and engaging activities right in the heart of Falkirk Town Centre. Witness captivating performances by esteemed groups like the Knights of Monymusk, Company of Saint Margaret, and Brittania XIV, as they bring the strategic brilliance of the era to life.
Be transported back in time with captivating re-enactments showcasing the legendary Battle of Falkirk, featuring Scottish and English troops clashing in a historic showdown. Marvel at the incredible Battle of Falkirk and Battle of Bannockburn murals by Chris Rutterford, displayed in the Howgate, that will transport you to another era.
Let the enchanting melodies of Clann An Dumma mesmerise you with their captivating performances, renowned worldwide for their incredible talent. Their music will fill the air as you explore the High Street and experience the magical atmosphere of the event.
The fun doesn’t stop there! Children will have their own immersive experience with the interactive Kids Army, and face painters will add a touch of whimsy to the day’s festivities.
After the commemoration at Callendar Park Cairn, join the grand procession as we journey back to the town centre, symbolising the indomitable spirit of the Scottish people.
While you’re here, show your support for local businesses in Falkirk Town Centre. Explore the vibrant shops, restaurants, and cafes, and discover the hidden treasures of our town while celebrating its rich history.
Don’t miss the chance to participate in the Best Dressed Children’s Competition! The winner will receive a 1-hour exotic animal experience in town centre business Racks 4 Reptiles, where you’ll have the chance to meet and interact with fascinating reptiles. Let your little ones unleash their imagination and win an unforgettable adventure!
Join us for a day of history, culture, and unforgettable experiences. Mark your calendars, gather your family and friends, and step into the past with us at the Battle of Falkirk Day!