Time to celebrate at the Tartan Day Festival 2013

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Brechin and Montrose will host a number of events to celebrate the Tartan Day Scotland Festival 2013.

Tartan Day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath on April 6, 1320 and will be celebrated throughout Angus from March 29 - April 7 with lots to look forward to in Brechin and Montrose:-

Friday, March 29 to Sunday, April 7

Agricultural exhibition at The Retreat, Glenesk.

Montrose Air Station centenary exhibition at Montrose Museum (free) from 10 a.m., to 5 p.m., (closed Monday).

Saturday, March 30

Celebrate the centenary of Montrose Air Station at Montorse Air Station Heritage Centre (free) with lots of new things to see and do open from 10 a.m., to 4 p.m.

Monday, April 1 to Sunday, April 7

Kids go free at Pictavia Visitor Centre, Brechin.

Tuesday, April 2

Anna Massie and Mairearad Green perform at the Links Hotel, Montrose (tickets £7).

Wednesday, April 3

A Tartan Journey by Angus Whitson at Montrose Museum (free) from 2.30 p.m., to 3.30 p.m.

Scottish Craft Activity and Story Afternoon at Montrose Library (free) from 2.30 p.m., to 4 p.m.

Scottish Craft Activity and Story Afternoon at Brechin Library (free) from 2.30 p.m., to 4 p.m.

Tartan Spirit Fashion Show and Dinner at Carnoustie Golf Hotel (£25) at 7.30 p.m. For tickets, call 01241 411979.

Thursday, April 4

Tartan Bookbug Montrose Library (free) with traditional songs and rhymes at 10.30 a.m.

Kenneth M Hay Photography Day at Montrose Library (free) from 10.30 a.m., to 4 p.m.

Friday, April 5

Tayroots Family History Day at Discovery Point, Dundee (free) from 10 a.m., to 4 p.m. – an event devoted to family and local history.

To book a place in one of the workshops, call 01307 473226.

Saturday, April 6

Angus Farmers Market, Montrose High Street - sample and buy delicious local produce from 9 a.m., to 1 p.m.

Signing of the Declaration of Arbroath at Arbroath Abbey (free) - reconstruction of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath at 1.20 p.m.

Tartan Day Menus

Enjoy a Taste of Angus with the Tartan Day Menus on offer at the Links Hotel and Park Hotel in Montrose.

For more information on these events and the many other events happening throughout Angus, visit www.tartandayscotland.com or pick up an events guide.