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Covenanters Besieged

Saturday 22 June 2019 to Sunday 23 June 2019

Dirleton Castle

Costumed performers ready to do battle with pikes and rifles

In 1650 Dirleton Castle was besieged and badly damaged by 1,600 Cromwellian troops.

Meet the defenders, both royalist and covenanters, find out the differences between Scots and English soldiers, walk through the working living history camp, handle weapons of the time, and watch as the soldiers perform an impressive pike drill.

Select from 2 available dates until Sun 23 Jun 2019

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