Special Events 2022 - 2023

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

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

Professor Alison M Cathcart

University of Stirling

"King James VI and I and his empire of islands"

(also live-streamed from the Holy Rude)

This anniversary is on Saturday, 29 July 2023

at 7.30pm, Chair : Alan J Simpson, OBE, MA(Oxon), D Univ, MICE,

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.


Last year

455thAnniversary of the Coronation of King James VI (2022)

Lecturer —

Mrs Elizabeth Roads LVO
Secretary of the Order of the Thistle
sometime Snawdoun Herald of Arms

"The Heraldic Times of King James VI"

This anniversary was on Friday 29 July 2022


Next year

The 457th Anniversary will be marked on Monday 29 July 2024.

Theo Van Heijnsbergen

"King James VI's own Queen Elizabeth"


List of CORONATION Lecturers of 29 July from 2008 —


Other Events 2022


Stirling Kirks Bible Study

This autumn there will be a Bible Study led by the ministers of Holy Rude/Viewfield, Park and St Ninians Old Parish Churches, first meeting on Thursday 27 October at Park Church led by Revd Gary McIntyre. All most welcome!


Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church, Stirling, Events in 2022.



CAROL SINGING, if and when.