Age of Enlightenment


1759    The Birth of Robert Burns
1760    George III becomes King.
1775     The American War of Independence began.
1781     Private Whisky distilling is made illegal.
1788    Charles Edward Stewart dies in Rome.
1793     War with France (French Revolutionary Wars)
1799     Napoleon ascends to First Consul of France.
1815     The Battle of Waterloo
1817     Walter Scott publishes Rob Roy.
1827     Captain James Stirling founds Perth.
1829     The Trial of Burke and Hare.
1830    William III of Scotland, IV of England becomes King.
1833     Slavery Abolished in British dominions.

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Arran Johnston Heritage Services Living History, Talks and Lectures, Battlefield walks, School visits. Arran Johnston is the founding director of
Historical shoes
Audhumbla makes reconstructions of Viking age knives, tools, belts and bags. All projects are based on extensive research of archaeological
Specializing in producing wooden shields based on archaeological findings, mostly for reenactment purposes. All shields are hand-made. +48 697 021
Re-enactment items for sale and furniture made to order, wooden toys, vintage and new jewellery accessories, bowls, braid,..and one-off items.
LARP and Reenactment Supplies Leather goods (belt pouches, satchels, flasks, scabbards etc), wooden reenactment shields (14th-century heater shields), PVC LARP
Barrhead Leather can supply Deerskins, leather & Raw hyde for your Textile needs
Battle of the Nations – Team Scotland
Offering and organising school visits and workshops as well as reenactment events covering Wallace and Bruce Celts and Romans Vikings
Wind & stringed instruments for early music +33 6 10 49 37 07