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Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
Come and see how the Scots fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
It's 1573 and once the castle is under siege! In the midst of the flying cannon balls and crumbling walls is 'barber surgeon' Hector Cadaver.
Come along and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her tales of the 1715 and 1745 Risings.
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
Hear about the part the Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites.
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.
War is traditionally a male domain but during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce’s strongest and bravest supporters.
Come hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation.
Find out why Davie Kirkwood, part of the Red Clydeside Movement, was arrested and brought to Edinburgh Castle.
Meet the executioner, resplendent in black and equipped with 'heading axe', ropes, knives, and all the other 'tools' of his gruesome trade.