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Hear about the part the Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites.
Make Christmas 2018 special with lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room.
At this festive time visitors will have an opportunity to learn about the tales and traditions of a Victorian Christmas.
Mary, Queen of Scots is celebrating the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
This is your opportunity to congratulate Mary, Queen of Scots, on the birth of James.
Find out how weaponry evolved from the early medieval period right through to the duels of the 17th century.
Come along and learn what role the castle played in the Jacobite war of 1745 and meet characters from the period.
Meet King James V’s musician who will tell tales of the instruments, some of which may even be true!
Come and see how the Scots fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
War is traditionally a male domain but during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce’s strongest and bravest supporters.