|One of the finer ‘Tales of the Borders’ relates how Midside Maggie saved the Earl of Lauderdale wi’ a fine bannock.
You can read it, renewed, in Volume 7.
And on August 5th, beginning at 7:00 pm, you can join an exclusive Wilson’s Tales visit to Thirlestane castle, where the Tale began its dramatic centrepiece.
The Project has arranged a guided tour with the castle, with, of course, some dramatisation of a Tale or two along the way. The evening will consist of:
7pm arrive with own picnic in grounds.
7-50 for 8pm assemble at front door for welcome and glass of bubbly.
8pm. Welcome and introductions
tour of castle stopping at suitable spaces for;
a retelling of Midside Maggie
Background on the Duke of Lauderdale, a highly important figure in Scottish history
Sadly, there is a strict limit on the number of tickets and all places must be pre-allocated, for to be sure of a place, please visit our web shop here and purchase, or reserve a ticket. We can accept payment in person on the night, if you prefer not to use PayPal but we MUST have a pre-allocated ticket.
Midside Maggie is one of Wilson’s own tales, and it demonstrates what a good writer he was. A Tale to really get your teeth in to!
Go HERE to purchase your tickets