Hey Johnnie Cope Exhibition
"Hey Johnnie Cope" Exhibition
7th August - 30th October, 2021, John Gray Centre, Lodge Street, Haddington
An exhibition at the John Gray Centre in Haddington will take place from 7 August - 30 October, marking the cultural legacy of the Battle of Prestonpans. This will include 21st century paintings, Victorian engravings, 18th century artifacts, and even a copy of the script of the 1948 film, Bonnie Prince Charlie, starring David Niven. Two separate remnants of the famous thorn tree under which British army officer and local resident Colonel James Gardiner was mortally wounded during the battle, will be reunited and displayed together for the first time. Two supporting Gaelic cultural workshops with poetry and song will be convened by singer, actress, writer, broadcaster and campaigner, Dolina Maclennan.
Open Tues-Sat, 10am-1pm and 2-4pm. Entry FREE.