Dunollie Raises Funds for Historic Conservation
Historic Environment Scotland has announced funding of £842,802 to support conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout the country, and Dunollie Castle, Museum & Grounds is one of the recipients.
£141,605 has been awarded to the 15th century Dunollie Castle in Oban for works to the exterior and the main tower. This project forms part of a wider regeneration programme for the Castle which includes the museum and grounds.
As part of the fundraising for the Phase III of Dunollie Castle Conservation, they will host a "Save Oban's Skyline" event on March 7 at the Royal Hotel in Oban.
Evening's Programme will include:
- 3 course meal prepared by local chef's Colin Felgate and Michael France, using locally sourced produce (included in ticket)
"Starter: Oban Whisky cured salmon with lemon dressed leaves
Main: Slow braised topside of beef, winter vegetables with Red wine and treacle jus served on chive mash
Dessert: Drambuie Panna cotta with Cranachan Cream, Shortbread & Highland Fold Ice Cream"
- A display of Dunollie’s new textile range organised by Oban High School Student
- An update on progress of castle works so far
- In house Auction to bid for prizes such as Golf Weekend, Tennents Brewery Tour, First Weaving of the new Lorn Tweed and much more
- Raffle exclusive to dinner guests
- Live Music from ‘The Boogies’ and ‘Ceilidh Bandidos"
Dress Code: Evening Wear. Doors Open at 6.30 pm, with dinner served at 7 pm sharp.
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