Special Events 2021

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454th Anniversary of the Coronation of King James VI (2021)

no event in the Church , due to global virus.

On this website the Anniversary Lecture is available in the form of an MP4, (link below).

Lecturer —

Dr Astrid Stilma
Senior Lecturer in Early Modern Literature
Canterbury Christ Church University

"Scotland and Europe : The writings of James VI as an International Project"

This anniversary was on Thursday 29 July 2021.


Next year

455th Anniversary of the Coronation of King James VI (2022)

on the 29th July 1567 in the Church of the Holy Rude

Lecturer —

Mrs Elizabeth Roads LVO
Snawdoun Herald of Arms

"The Heraldic Times of King James VI"

This anniversary is on Friday 29 July 2022

at 7.30pm, Chair : Alan Simpson , OBE , MA (Oxon) , D Univ , MICE
Lord Lieutenant of Stirling and Falkirk,

celebrated within the Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling.

Admission by Donation Programme

CAR PARKING by kind permission from Historic Environment Scotland on
Stirling Castle Esplanade.

Barrier closes at 10.30 p.m.

For less mobile folk : the driveway Holy Rude/Guildhall.


The 456th Anniversary will be marked on Saturday 29 July 2023.


List of CORONATION Lecturers of 29 July from 2008 —


Other Events 2021


Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church, Stirling, Concerts in 2021.





CAROL SINGING, if and when.