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Meet King James V’s musician who will tell tales of the instruments, some of which may even be true!
Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
War is traditionally a male domain but during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce’s strongest and bravest supporters.
Find out why Davie Kirkwood, part of the Red Clydeside Movement, was arrested and brought to Edinburgh Castle.
Hear how the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry faced the mission of pushing the Turkish Empire out of Palestine.
Come along and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her tales of the 1715 and 1745 Risings.
Come along and meet one of Robert the Bruce's archers as he guards the walls of the castle.
Hear a foot soldier give an account of life in the castle.
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes and have a go yourself. An event for the whole family to get involved in and enjoy.
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?
Meet a Highlander and hear the tales of the many Jacobite Risings.
Join the excise man to find out how cracks down on this illegal activity.
Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery