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An examination of the fundamental properties and physical characteristics of iron as used in wrought form in early Scottish buildings.
The development of the Scottish cast iron industry and how the material revolutionised the building trade in the 19th century.
A two day course by the CIOB Academy, hosted at the Engine Shed, looking at building conservation for buildings and historic monuments.
A discussion of the origins of Scottish slate roofing from the 16th century to the present, with an emphasis on the material’s sources, characteristics and working practices.
Drop into the castle and give wildlife a helping hand this winter.
Join us as we explore a 3D imaging survey of our extensive city greenspace in Holyrood Park.
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works.
Celebrate the life and works of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns. Learn about the Stirling Lines and how to address the haggis.
Join a geologist and Ranger on a longer walk to discover the fascinating geological history of the park.
Hear from Thomas Turlis, the Hangman, as he recounts the nature of his profession.
Meet the King as he explains the art of warfare during the late 15th century and see the magnificent armour of the period.
Come and hear about the grandest and smallest houses in our care.