Live Theatre Returns to The Heart of The Macallan Estate
An exclusive outdoor experience that brings to life the history and heritage of The Macallan Estate will take guests on a time-travelling journey into its past, its present and its future when it returns this summer.
The Macallan Estate Pioneers Experience promenade theatre production is a journey like no other – delivered in dramatic fashion by professional actors playing key characters that have shaped The Macallan’s story.
The stories are played out at iconic locations around the 485-acre Macallan Estate in the heart of Scotland’s Speyside region, making for a unique multi-sensory experience set against a stunning visual backdrop.
It’s an epicurean delight too, with lunch and a selection of whisky drams featuring in this immersive storytelling journey.
Learn about Captain John Grant who built The Macallan’s spiritual home, Easter Elchies House, in the early 18th Century; find out about pioneer Roderick Kemp whose legacy is shared over a picnic lunch at the banks of the River Spey, and discover the story of Janet Harbinson, the first female managing partner of The Macallan, who revived the business during the difficult decades between two World Wars.
The experience continues to recent times, and the opening of The Macallan’s award-winning distillery in 2018, starting a new chapter in its history. Recognised as being one of the most innovative in Scotland, the distillery is the birthplace of every single bottle of The Macallan and marries its whisky making heritage with the innovative vision that guides the future.
Launching for a second year after its successful debut in 2021, Pioneers Experience runs over four weeks in the summer, with limited availability. The experiences are available on Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday 16th July 2022 until Sunday 7th August 2022 with two experiences per day, at 10.30am-1.30pm and 2-5pm. Each experience is limited to 12 people who must be over the age of 18.
For more information, to view availability and reserve places visit The Macallan Distillery website at https://www.themacallan.com/en/the-macallan-estate-pioneers-experience