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Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’.
Come and see how the Scots fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
A chance to see the boiler operating and driving various items of steam driven machines.
Biggar Gasworks Museum
Find out why Davie Kirkwood, part of the Red Clydeside Movement, was arrested and brought to Edinburgh Castle.
Meet a member of Dr. Elsie Inglis’ Scottish Women’s Hospital and hear tales of this all-female medical unit.
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.
The infamous Craigmillar bond is brought to life through illumination and projection.
Hear the true stories of two veterans as they recount their very different tales of service
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
Come hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation.
Hear tales of siege warfare and castle life
Dirleton Castle and Gardens