School’s Old Largie Project to be showcased at museum

Rhunahaorine Primary School's badge features Old Largie Castle.

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Family, friends and members of the public are invited to join pupils from Rhunahaorine Primary School as work from their Old Largie Project is showcased at Campbeltown Museum this weekend.

An invitation is open to everyone and anyone who would like to attend the the official opening of the children’s exhibits of their work at 2pm on Saturday.

There will be a short opening ceremony and cutting of the ribbon before people will be allowed in to view the children’s work on the history of Largie Estate and the MacDonald family.

The pupils have worked on the project for months, visiting Pollok House in Glasgow, as well as the MacDonald family crypt at Killean. They also met with a local archaeologist and Kilmartin Museum’s education and outreach officer to carry out a survey of the ruins of Old Largie Castle which sits beside the school and features on its logo.

There will be tours of Old Largie Castle from the school later this month and early next month. The tours will leave from the school at 1.45pm on Wednesday March 18, Friday March 27, and Thursday April 2.