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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.
A chance to see the boiler operating and driving various items of steam driven machines.
Biggar Gasworks Museum
Meet a member of Dr. Elsie Inglis’ Scottish Women’s Hospital and hear tales of this all-female medical unit.
Come along and meet one of Robert the Bruce's archers as he guards the walls of the castle.
Respected by most, distrusted by others, hear the story of the Jacobite General who almost led the army to victory.
Come along and meet the Master Mason – the man who makes our buildings look magnificent.
Hear how the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry faced the mission of pushing the Turkish Empire out of Palestine.
Come along and hear the story of the 45 rising and learn about the tragic defeat of the battle of Culloden
Man at Arms Tour: A look at some of the prominent leaders of medieval armies during the early 15th century
Hear the true stories of two veterans as they recount their very different tales of service
War is traditionally a male domain but during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce’s strongest and bravest supporters.