The Great Tapestry of Scotland is coming to Ayr Town Hall

South Ayrshire Arts Partnership

People from all over the west of Scotland and beyond will soon be able to see The Great Tapestry of Scotland when it comes to Ayr Town Hall. One of the UK’s largest ever community arts projects, and the longest embroidered tapestry in the world, it is a spectacle not to be missed at the free exhibition from Easter Saturday on 4 April to 31 May 2015. 

The brainchild of acclaimed author, Alexander McCall Smith, the tapestry traces the history of Scotland from the formation of our landscape millions of years ago, across every peak of Scotland’s history, into the 21st century. Naturally three of Ayrshire’s greatest heroes, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Robert Burns, have their own dedicated panels of the tapestry.

James Knox, Chairman of Ayr Renaissance, who was responsible for bringing the tapestry to Ayr said: “This is a great moment in the regeneration of…

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