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The Prestonpans Tapestry

The Prestonpans Tapestry

The Prestonpans Tapestry

Tuesday 27th January - Thursday 19th March 2015, Institute @ New Lanark 

Following on from the success of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, we are delighted to be exhibiting the Prestonpans Tapestry which celebrates the enduring triumph of youthful Hope and Ambition. The journey 25 year old Bonnie Prince Charlie made from France then through the Scottish Highlands to Victory at Prestonpans is depicted in 104 metre-wide embroidered panels. Each has been created by volunteer embroiderers along the route.

Free Entry! 

Linked event: Experience 'Living History' with the British Redcoats & Jacobites on Saturday 21st February, from 11.30am-4pm. (free to view)

Linked talk: Arran Johnston: The Battle of Prestonpans and the Prestonpans Tapestry, Friday 13th March 2015. 

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Photos of the exhibition: 

The Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry

The Prestonpans Tapestry 2

Detail of the Prestonpans Tapestry

The Prestonpans Tapestry full room view

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