From 1200 to 1800 each day Queen’s Park will play host to a variety of live performances from
local groups - everything from traditional Scottish folk musicians to contemporary local choirs.
There will also be dance performances, storytelling and a brand new theatre production “For Auld Langside” written and performed by Baldy Bane and local schools groups.
A series of talks and tours led by local historians will share knowledge about the battle itself and
the legacy of the local area in the 450 years since.
There will also be a range of hands on activities suitable for all the family including: archeological arts and crafts activities led by Langside Community History group and Historical Environment Scotland, falconry display and handling, a meet and greet with a fortune telling goat and appearances by Mary Queen of Scots.
At Langside Library a pop up exhibition and a new publication on history of the battle of Langside and its enduring legacy will be available from the start of May.
A grand procession involving local community groups and residents following the routes of the conflicting armies and the battle site itself. The procession will begin at 1.30pm on the 13th of May outside Langside library where it will continue up past the Battlefield monument and onwards to Queens Park. If you want to observe the procession, the grassy area east of the flagpole is the best viewpoint.
A full programme of events will be available soon!