|20th September 2020|
|12noon - 4pm|
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Join us for a day of activities and presentations to mark the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans - Bonnie Prince Charlie's unexpected victory over Sir John Cope in 1745.
- Talk to soldiers, sailors and civilians from the battle, and find out about the clothes and weapons of the mid-18th century.
- Try your hand at loading a cannon by joining our junior crew!
- Meet the Prince and his rival Sir John Cope, to hear about their battle plans and tell them your own ideas for victory.
- See the battle in miniature with our impressive display of 5,000 paper soldiers, and help us to re-fight it on our wargame table!
- Enjoy children's craft activities, including a chance to add to a giant new artwork!
- Learn about the clans and regiments which fought at the battle, with our new exhibition panels.
FREE ENTRY! (donations welcome)
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