Many military medals have a personal and emotional significance to the people they were awarded to and their families.

Lecture | British Military Medals

2nd MAY 2019

13.30PM
14.30PM
The Black Watch Castle and Museum

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Balhousie Castle, Hay Street
Perth, Perth and Kinross, PH1 5HR, Scotland
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Many military medals have a personal and emotional significance to the people they were awarded to and their families.

Using and handling medals from the Museum collection, Fiona Connah will give a brief introduction to British Military medals, particularly those awarded to Black Watch soldiers. Beginning at the turn of the 18th century, the talk will focus on both service medals and decorations. This talk will consider the design and symbolism of medals, as well as their context and background. Fiona Connah is the Museum Assistant at The Black Watch Castle and Museum.

£8 non-members | £6 Friends of the Black Watch Museum

Reservation is highly recommended! Call The Black Watch Museum for further information.

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The Black Watch Museum is housed in the dramatic and historic Balhousie Castle.

The Black Watch Museum's collection contains significant items that have been gathered by the Regiment throughout its history, right up to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Uniforms, fine paintings, medals, photographs, diaries, weapons and military equipment, together with film and reminiscences bring to life the proud military heritage of this family regiment.

Balhousie Castle is set in its own beautiful gardens and grounds. A visit to this ancestral home of The Black Watch brings this glorious Regiment's past vibrantly to life.