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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.
Meet a member of Dr. Elsie Inglis’ Scottish Women’s Hospital and hear tales of this all-female medical unit.
Hear how the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry faced the mission of pushing the Turkish Empire out of Palestine.
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.
Meet a Highland soldier from 1918 and learn about his experience at the front and his reflections on the Armistice.
Come hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation.
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
So often World War I is seen through the eyes of those who fought on the front. But what of the women who “fought” to save lives in the military and auxiliary hospitals around the country?
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.
Hear about the part the Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites.