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Hear bloodthirsty tales of siege warfare and castle life with a chainmailed costumed guide with a selection of replica medieval weapons and there function explained.
Dirleton Castle and Gardens
A lively introduction to the world of the late medieval archer.
Hear the real story of Flora MacDonald and Bonnie Prince Charlie, from Flora herself.
Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel
We invite you to join our skilled professionals as they present a series of lectures at Longmore House.
Come and meet one of Preston’s men holding out against them and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century.
Come along to the once Jacobite stronghold and hear the epic tale of escape by Government sympathisers.
Come and meet one of Hamilton’s men and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century.
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
During the Jacobite Rising of 1745 both sides were frantically recruiting soldiers. Meet a soldier of His Majesty’s army and attend a recruitment session, preparing to fight the rebels!
Discover more about Blackness Castle, which guards the Firth of Forth. Join us and Inner Forth Festival as we recreate the rich history of the ship that never sailed.
Meet a Highland soldier of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army and prepare to fight for the rightful king of Britain!
Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.