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  • Waterloo Colours

    Friday 1 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 2 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 3 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Castle Captive

    Monday 4 May

    Meet one of the unwilling occupants of Edinburgh Castle. One of the 18th century prisoners will relate his story and explain about his ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Monday 4 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Tuesday 5 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Friday 8 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Music Through the Ages

    Saturday 9 May

    Meet King James V's musician. He has been asked by the King to explain some of the music and instruments of that the King expects in ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 9 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Music Through the Ages

    Sunday 10 May

    Meet King James V's musician. He has been asked by the King to explain some of the music and instruments of that the King expects in ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 10 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Kilts and Captivity

    Monday 11 May

    During the 1745 Rising, the city of Edinburgh fell to the Jacobites but the castle held out. Meet a Highlander who ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Monday 11 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Tuesday 12 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Friday 15 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 16 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Music Through the Ages

    Sunday 17 May

    Meet King James V's musician. He has been asked by the King to explain some of the music and instruments of that the King expects in ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 17 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Defence again Rebellion

    Monday 18 May

    Come and meet a Highlander who fights for the new King George. Hear tales of the castle's stand against Jacobite attack and the betrayal ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Monday 18 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Tuesday 19 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • The Honours of Scotland

    Wednesday 20 May

    Over 100 years since the Crown Jewels were packed away, following the Act of Union, Walter Scott was given permission by King ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Wednesday 20 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Kilts and Captivity

    Thursday 21 May

    During the 1745 Rising, the city of Edinburgh fell to the Jacobites but the castle held out. Meet a Highlander who ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Thursday 21 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Friday 22 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Rebels and Redcoats

    Saturday 23 May

    The Jacobite war of 1745 was one of the most turbulent in Scottish history. Come along and learn what role the castle ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 23 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Rebels and Redcoats

    Sunday 24 May

    The Jacobite war of 1745 was one of the most turbulent in Scottish history. Come along and learn what role the castle ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 24 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Queens of the Castle

    Monday 25 May

    Find out about two of Scotland's most famous queens from a lady of their households. Marie de Guise was regent and ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Monday 25 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Tuesday 26 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Jacobite Secrets

    Wednesday 27 May

    It wasn't just men who supported the Jacobite uprisings. Come along and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Wednesday 27 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Jacobite Secrets

    Thursday 28 May

    It wasn't just men who supported the Jacobite uprisings. Come along and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Thursday 28 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Friday 29 May

    In the 200th year commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, visitors will have the last opportunity to witness ...

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Featured Event

Music Through the Ages

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Meet King James V's musician. He has been asked by the King to explain some of the music and instruments of that the King expects in his court.

He will also tell tales of these instruments, some of which may even be true!

This event is included in the normal admission price. Tickets can be bought online in advance to beat the queues or purchased on the day.

Costumed Performers Edinburgh Castle

 

Military Tattoo »

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an annual display of stunning military sets from around the world.

Concerts »

Edinburgh Castle provides a stunning backdrop for concerts throughout the year.

 

 

Please note that the Military Tattoo and Castle Concert are not run by Edinburgh Castle.