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Cateran Ecomuseum

july, 2021

30jul2:30 pm5:30 pmNot a Patch on the Plaid (Blairgowrie)Come and join the Cateran Ecomuseum team for a hand on session all about the Plaid, the ancestor of Scotland’s most iconic item of clothing – the Kilt.


Event Details

You’ll be able to have a go at learning how to correctly fold and wear the Plaid and hear about its origins and how it became such an important part of people’s cultural identity.

We’ll also explore what is was made of, how the cloth was spun, what dyes were used and how they were repaired.

And along the way you’ll get to hear the spine-tingling story of The Cailleach and the Plaid!

BOOKING ESSENTIAL via this eventbrite link

There will be a maximum if 8 participants and the event will be COVID-compliant.

This is one of five INHERITage events especially designed for the
Cateran Ecomuseum’s  2021 Museum of Rapid Transition programme
by Jane Wilkinson of Special Branch Baskets and funded by The Gannochy Trust


(Friday) 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Blairgowrie Rugby Club, Coupar Sports Ground, Coupar Angus Rd, Blairgowrie PH10 6TR

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