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Calum Baird to play Saturday 2nd September at MQOSF

Originally from Falkirk, Calum Baird is a singer-songwriter and professional live musician based in Edinburgh. With four years of experience of playing venues from Aberdeen, to London, across to Ireland and the European continent, Calum has received praise, admiration and recognition along the way. He writes and sings his own particular style of folky-blues formed from tales of love and woe, heartfelt political commentaries and social observations. Come along to the FREE Mary Queen of Read more…

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WIN a case of Mary Queen of Scots Beer

WIN a case (12 bottles) of Mary Queen of Scots Beer! As part of MQOSF 2017 Loch Leven Brewery are giving you the opportunity to WIN a case (12 bottles) of Mary Queen of Scots Beer – made especially fantastic by the fact that this is from our very first every batch! TO ENTER THE PRIZE DRAW/ SIMPLY FILL IN THE FORM BELOW! Winner will be announced and contacted by email on Friday 8th September. Winners name will be Read more…

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The Cognac Twins – Saturday September 2nd 5pm

Join the Cognac Twins on Saturday September 2nd from 5pm. The Cognac Twins are Craig Anderson, and Paul Connelly who hail from historic Dunfermline Town. Childhood, friends, brought together through a shared love of music, this pair of lovable rogues have been writing and playing together for over two decades. The name “The Cognac Twins” was born during a 3 week sabbatical to France in 2016. Inspired by the pair’s love of that country, the drink Read more…

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Traditional Music at Mary Queen of Scots Festival with The Gorms

(Saturday September 2nd 1:50pm – 3:00pm) “The Gorms play mostly traditional Scottish folk music in their own distinctive way. An element of humour runs through their performances, which run the gamut from soft and wistful to (more often) very rowdy indeed.” Find out more about this wonderfully talented Scottish band >> https://thegorms.bandcamp.com

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Win a Micro Flight Experience

Sit back and relax as you take to the air for the experience of a lifetime… As you take off from Balado Airfield Loch Leven springs into view and we will soon be climbing to around 1500ft before heading out over the water for our first turning point Loch Leven Castle. The castle was to become home to Mary after she was imprisoned there in June 1567 before making her escape on May 2nd 1568. Read more…

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MQOSF in The Scotsman

Huge thanks to The Scotsman for their article on our festival! A new festival to mark the life of Mary Queen of Scots has been announced on the anniversary of her audacious escape from Lochleven Castle. The event will be held in Kinross on September 2 and 3 and was announced today (Tuesday) to coincide with the anniversary of the Queen’s breakout from captivity on May 2, 1568. The town’s Market Square will be transformed Read more…

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