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  • Hands on History

    Friday 3 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Hands on History

    Tuesday 7 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Rebels and Redcoats

    Wednesday 8 October

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

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  • Hands on History

    Friday 10 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Prisoner

    Monday 13 October

    In April, 1811, a daring escape took place from Edinburgh Castle, where French prisoners were held during the Napoleonic War.<br ...

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  • Hands on History

    Tuesday 14 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Rebels and Redcoats

    Wednesday 15 October

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

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  • Rebels and Redcoats

    Thursday 16 October

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

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  • Hands on History

    Friday 17 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • The Great War

    Saturday 18 October

    Meet the Gordon Highlanders and learn about the life of a Scottish soldier in World War One. Find out about wartime recruitment, ...

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  • The Great War

    Sunday 19 October

    Meet the Gordon Highlanders and learn about the life of a Scottish soldier in World War One. Find out about wartime recruitment, ...

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  • Hands on History

    Tuesday 21 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Hands on History

    Friday 24 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Hands on History

    Tuesday 28 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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  • Hands on History

    Friday 31 October

    Learn more about castle life by getting hands on with objects from Edinburgh Castle's fascinating history. Event ...

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Featured Event

17th Century Schiltron

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Edinburgh Castle is steeped in war. During the civil wars of the seventeenth century it was in turn held against Covenanters, Kings men and Oliver Cromwell's men. 

Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes and have a go yourself. An event for the whole family to get involved in and enjoy.
 
Event included in normal admission price.
 
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Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the event.

 

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 events are not run by Edinburgh Castle.