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Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
Meet a Highlander held prisoner within Edinburgh Castle and find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed.
Meet King James V's musician to find out out the instruments he plays and what is expected of him in the royal court.
Hear from a Cromwellian soldier on why they laid siege to Edinburgh Castle.
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses.
Hear the heroic tale of Sergeant Charles Ewart's daring feat to capture the Colours.
This is your opportunity to congratulate Mary, Queen of Scots, on the birth of James.
Come and see how the Scots of the 16th century fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
Come and meet Thomas Randolph, the commander of King Robert the Bruce's army.
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle.
The defining battle of 1917 was Passchendaele, the long battle for the high ground dominating the town of Ypres.
Hear unique accounts of war from veterans as they share their personal experiences of life on the battlefield.