Broomhall House hosts fundraising event for King Robert the Bruce

Broomhall House provided the setting for a spectacular fundraising dinner on 3rd November to mark the discovery of the tomb of King Robert the Bruce in Dunfermline Abbey two hundred years ago.  The dinner was organised by Dynamic Dunfermline and sponsored by Lochgelly-based Purvis Group. It is the first of a series of events planned to mark the discovery of …

Why heraldry matters: how the Bruce family has left its mark on history

Following the filming of a South Korean documentary on heraldry at Broomhall House, Adam Bruce, Marchmont Herald of Arms explains why it still matters: Long before the invention of moveable print, and widespread literacy, families adopted symbols and colours to identify themselves. In Europe this became known as Heraldry. It is both an art and a science, with rules like …

Clan Bruce, Family of Bruce, 2017 Royal Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Castle

A Splash of Tartan

The Family of Bruce gather from around the world to take part in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The instructions from the organisers of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo were clear. The 2017 theme was to be “A Splash of Tartan” weaving Scotland’s military heritage into the country’s colourful past. Clans and families, lowland and highland, would be invited to …