Special Event

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451st Anniversary of the Coronation of King James VI

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

Lecture by

Jane E. A. Dawson
BA , PhD , DipEd , FRHS , FSA(Scot) , FRSE

John Laing Professor Emerita of Reformation History

‘ What was John Knox doing in Holy Rude on 29 July 1567 ? ’

‘ John Knox ’ by Jane Dawson , Yale University Press
2016 paperback ISBN 978-0-300-21970-8
2015 hardback ISBN 978-0-300-11473-7

This anniversary is on Sunday 29th July 2018

at 7.30pm, chair : Andrew T N Muirhead,

celebrated within the Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling.

There are NO tickets - Donations at the door very welcome.

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

Barrier closes at 10.30 p.m.

The 452nd Anniversary will be marked on Monday 29 July 2019.


Other Events


Saturday 12th May - Colorado State University Choir from the USA will give an informal concert of about 45 mins, beginning at 1.00 pm. Donations from visitors will go to the Organ Appeal.

Thursday 7th June The Carolina International Chorale from North Carolina USA will give a 45-minute informal concert at 13.15 pm. Donations from visitors will go to the Organ Appeal.

Friday 8th June - The St Louis Childrens Choirs CANCELLED!

Monday 9th July - The North Lakeshore Chorus, Toronto, Canada. Will give an evening concert at 7.30 pm. There will be a retiring collection for the Anaphylaxis Campaign.

Tuesday 24th July at 7.30pm. There will be a fundraising concert for the Organ Appeal given by a choir and orchestra on tour from England. More information will be posted when available.

Christmas and Crafts Fayre not in 2018.