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  • From Waterside to Waterloo

    Saturday 1 August

    Hear the heroic tale of Sergeant Charles Ewart's daring feat to capture the Colours and the Standard of The 45 Regime of Napoleon's Army ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 1 August

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

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  • From Waterside to Waterloo

    Sunday 2 August

    Hear the heroic tale of Sergeant Charles Ewart's daring feat to capture the Colours and the Standard of The 45 Regime of Napoleon's Army ...

    Find Out More »
  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 2 August

    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 3 August

    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 3 August

    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 Other Mary

    Tuesday 4 August

    Mary of Guise became the wife of James V in 1538. By the end of 1542 she was a widow determined to protect the throne for her daughter ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Tuesday 4 August

    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 Other Mary

    Wednesday 5 August

    Mary of Guise became the wife of James V in 1538. By the end of 1542 she was a widow determined to protect the throne for her daughter ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Wednesday 5 August

    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

    Thursday 6 August

    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

    Thursday 6 August

    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

    Friday 7 August

    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

    Friday 7 August

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

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  • Queen Margaret's Castle

    Saturday 8 August

    Lady Edmund served at Queen Margaret's Court at the castle and tells her story; a fugitive princess stealing the heart of a Scots King; ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 8 August

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

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  • Queen Margaret's Castle

    Sunday 9 August

    Lady Edmund served at Queen Margaret's Court at the castle and tells her story; a fugitive princess stealing the heart of a Scots King; ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 9 August

    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 10 August

    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 10 August

    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

    Tuesday 11 August

    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

    Tuesday 11 August

    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

    Wednesday 12 August

    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 ...

    Find Out More »
  • Waterloo Colours

    Wednesday 12 August

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

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  • Queen Margaret's Castle

    Thursday 13 August

    Lady Edmund served at Queen Margaret's Court at the castle and tells her story; a fugitive princess stealing the heart of a Scots King; ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Thursday 13 August

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

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  • Queen Margaret's Castle

    Friday 14 August

    Lady Edmund served at Queen Margaret's Court at the castle and tells her story; a fugitive princess stealing the heart of a Scots King; ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Friday 14 August

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

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  • From Waterside to Waterloo

    Saturday 15 August

    Hear the heroic tale of Sergeant Charles Ewart's daring feat to capture the Colours and the Standard of The 45 Regime of Napoleon's Army ...

    Find Out More »
  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 15 August

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

    Find Out More »
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  • From Waterside to Waterloo

    Sunday 16 August

    Hear the heroic tale of Sergeant Charles Ewart's daring feat to capture the Colours and the Standard of The 45 Regime of Napoleon's Army ...

    Find Out More »
  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 16 August

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

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  • Prisoner

    Tuesday 18 August

    Built to keep people out, Edinburgh Castle proved an excellent place to keep people in.  Throughout history many prisoners have ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Tuesday 18 August

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

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  • Prisoner

    Wednesday 19 August

    Built to keep people out, Edinburgh Castle proved an excellent place to keep people in.  Throughout history many prisoners have ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Wednesday 19 August

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

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  • From Gretna to Gully Ravine

    Saturday 22 August

    After sustaining 500 casualties in the worst train crash in British history, hear the stories of the 7th Leith Battalion, Royal Scots ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 22 August

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

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  • From Gretna to Gully Ravine

    Sunday 23 August

    After sustaining 500 casualties in the worst train crash in British history, hear the stories of the 7th Leith Battalion, Royal Scots ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 23 August

    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 24 August

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

    Find Out More »
  • Waterloo Colours

    Monday 24 August

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

    Find Out More »
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  • Jacobite Secrets

    Tuesday 25 August

    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

    Tuesday 25 August

    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 Other Mary

    Wednesday 26 August

    Mary of Guise became the wife of James V in 1538. By the end of 1542 she was a widow determined to protect the throne for her daughter ...

    Find Out More »
  • Waterloo Colours

    Wednesday 26 August

    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 27 August

    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 27 August

    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

    Friday 28 August

    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

    Friday 28 August

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

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  • Renaissance Ladies

    Saturday 29 August

    Meet two ladies of the 16th-century court and discover how they dressed and learn about the French influence on fashion. <br ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Saturday 29 August

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

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  • Renaissance Ladies

    Sunday 30 August

    Meet two ladies of the 16th-century court and discover how they dressed and learn about the French influence on fashion. <br ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Sunday 30 August

    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 Other Mary

    Monday 31 August

    Mary of Guise became the wife of James V in 1538. By the end of 1542 she was a widow determined to protect the throne for her daughter ...

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  • Waterloo Colours

    Monday 31 August

    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

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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.