The Development Trust in Partnership with Lanark Memorial Hall and New Lanark Trust is running an exciting programme of events over the May holiday weekend.
Do come along to some of the events in the various venues.
The Friday night Proclaimers concert is sold out but there are lots of other great things to do. On Saturday from 11.00 – 3.00 in the Memorial Hall there will be a selection of Craft Stalls and you will be able to sit down, have a coffee and a cake and watch various stage performances from a variety of our very talented local young people and not so young!
At the Tollbooth there will be stocks for the town’s ‘rascals’ and a chance to have your photograph taken as William Wallace or Marion Braidfute in our brand new cut out board. In the Tollbooth there will be a display of the William Wallace ‘Wanted’ posters competition which local schools took part in.
In the afternoon, why don’t you come down to Castlebank Horticulture Centre and enjoy some more tea and cake, get your face painted and purchase a variety of plants for your garden. We will have the grand opening of the Fairy Dell with a children’s Storyteller entertaining the kids. There will also be another ‘Scavenger Hunt’ and toasted marshmallows with the Wild About Lanark crew.
There are still tickets available for the concert in the Memorial Hall on Saturday Night. This will be a great evening’s entertainment with the “Bag Rockers” and “Reely Jiggered” performing. Tickets can be purchased at the Memorial Hall Ticket desk.
On Sunday, head down to New Lanark where there is a Scottish Food & Craft event and an exhibition of paintings by the Corra Linn Art Group.
At 3.00pm in the Institute there is a piano and accordion concert being given by two very talented young boys, Ethan and Nathaneal Loch. Ethan, aged 10, is blind but exceedingly talented and is about to take up a place at St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh. He has composed a piece of music about William Wallace especially for this Wallace Weekend Concert.