Arbroath 2020 Festival has been postponed until 2021 and will launch 6 April – 30 June.

Online projects 2020

Interactive online content to enjoy at home

Arbroath Abbey Digital Tour

During this time of current restrictions we welcome you to join us in this virtual tour of the most inspiring... Read more »
Sat 11 & Sun 12 September- Digital Tour

NEW DECLARATIONS

https://arbroathfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/New_Declarations6April20201b.m4v New Declarations Collective Writing Activity Watch the introduction video and then be guided through the activity  below. You will be writing... Read more »
New Declarations

Monumental Youth Future Relic

Monumental Youth Future Relic from mandy mcintosh on Vimeo. Monumental Youth Future Relic A short film by Mandy McIntosh This... Read more »
Artist presentation

Commissioned Projects & Events

The re-sceduled 2020+1 Festival 6 April- 30 June 2021 

Arbroath Abbey Digital Tour

During this time of current restrictions we welcome you to join us in this virtual tour of the most inspiring... Read more »

New Exhibition at Arbroath Abbey

All new exhibition opens at Arbroath Abbey visitor centre marks the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath.

NEW DECLARATIONS

https://arbroathfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/New_Declarations6April20201b.m4v New Declarations Collective Writing Activity Watch the introduction video and then be guided through the activity  below. You will be writing... Read more »

2020 +1 Festival Flags

Arbroath 2020 commissioned Dundee Print Collective to design a series of festival flags to mark the 700 anniversary of the... Read more »

The Guildry Bas Relief at Arbroath Abbey

Arbroath Guildry unveiled their contribution to the 2020 celebrations a bronze bas relief telling the history of Arbroath.

Festival programme and dates for 2020+1 will be announced in January 2021

Wider Festival Programme

St Vigeans New Stone

St Vigeans New Stone David McGovern Master craftsman artistic stone carver, 2020 Depicting St Fechin, who the Church of St... Read more »
St Vigeans,Arbroath

Scottish PEN Declarations on Freedom Anthology

Declaration on Freedom for Writers and Readers is an anthology of poetry and prose exploring freedom of expression. Published in 2020 to mark the anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath.

Publication

Get involved

We’ve got many ways you can get involved in the festival whether you want to participate in our events or create your own.

  • Join the Arbroath 2020 procession
  • Submit your events to the programme calendar
  • Sign up to be a volunteer on heritage projects and community events
  • Become an Arbroath 2020 Ambassador to help make this an exceptional and memorable year for your town
  • Learn about the special projects
  • Download resources and find out about support