‘A Day of Celebrations’

Join us on Saturday 25th June 2022 to mark the completion of the £6.8 million Fraserburgh 2021 project. It will be a day to celebrate the built heritage of Fraserburgh with an exhibition in the Faithlie Centre and storytellers set around the town, bringing the history of Fraserburgh to life or why not explore the town at your own leisure with the Foot Steps Through Fraserburgh App. The younger members of the family can pick up their Fraserburgh 2021 eco balloons.

Starting at 10:00 am the days events will include.

  • Aberdeenshire Council Provost Whyte will officially opens the ‘Day of Celebrations’ at the The Faithlie Centre
  • The Faithlie Centre hosts a ‘Before and After’ exhibition, Fraserburgh pupils ‘Hidden Histories’ artwork display, Thomas Blake Glover and the Enterprise Hub will be open to explore
  • Storytelling with Baron Baillie Chalmers at The Faithlie Centre
  • Unveiling of the Glover statue and opening of the Garden at Glover’s Birthplace on Commerce Street
  • Temperance Fountain switch on – pick up your Fraserburgh 2021 re-usable water bottle and be one of the first to fill your bottle from the restored historic fountain
  • Storytelling with women of the temperance movement at the Temperance Fountain
  • Storytelling with Mrs Blake Glover at Glover’s Birthplace on Commerce Street
  • Storytelling with Baron Baillie Chalmers at Anderson House
  • Storytelling with the wife of Alexander Fraser at The Saltoun Mausoleum

NOTE: in the case of inclement weather the storytelling will take place in the Faithlie Centre

For a full programme with timings please follow the link to our official flyer..

A Day of Celebrations Official Flyer

 

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