Catastrophe to Crown
Stirling Castle, 8 September 2013 to 29 September 2013
Commemorating 500 years since the Battle of Flodden, Iona Leishman will be presenting an exhibition of paintings ‘Catastrophe to Crown’ in the Chapel Royal at Stirling Castle .
The clash, on 9 September 1513 cost the lives of King James IV and 10,000 Scotsmen from nobles and knights to peasants.
The king’s invasion of England in support of his French allies is still remembered as one of the greatest military catastrophes to befall the kingdom with great losses including the king himself.
Iona’s exhibition explores the battle and the momentous events it triggered. It runs for three weeks as part of a range of commemorative activities and events at Stirling Castle – one of the James IV’s great royal residences.
: Between 8th and 29th of September (9.30am- 6.00pm)
: included in the admission price to Stirling Castle.
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For further information please contact Nicola McCrae or telephone +44 (0)1786 450 000.