great tapestry of scotland

King Charles and Alexander McCall Smith

Date Published: 27th July 2023

On 6 July 2023, His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty Queen Camilla toured The Great Tapestry of Scotland in its purpose built gallery in Galashiels. They were introduced to Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy who all worked on the project along with Jan Rutherford, project director for the initial […]

Ten Years to Tell the Story of a Nation

Date Published: 26th November 2020

Ten years to celebrate Scotland. Ten years to bring a dream to fruition. Ten years to reach the new starting point for something incredibly special… This very week, ten years ago, Alexander McCall Smith attended the opening of an exhibition in the city’s Dovecot Studios. The focus of the exhibition was the Prestonpans Tapestry, a […]

Planning a Trip to Scotland? Don’t Miss The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Date Published: 20th August 2020

As Covid-19 struck the UK all construction work came to a halt – as it did in most countries of the world. And with government guidance, work stopped on the build of a permanent home for The Great Tapestry of Scotland. We are delighted to report that the building work has restarted and recent photographs […]

Train ride to the Tapestry

Date Published: 27th February 2020

Alexander’s UK Publicist, Jan Rutherford, visits the site for the new Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre.