Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in the castle.
Hear tales of Bobbing John, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the battle tactics of a Highland army and learn the secrets of Scotland’s national dress.
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Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse every Friday in September, for a short talk with readings exploring how Walter Scott portrayed the Jacobite cause in his novels!