Open Online Studies: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the JacobitesMon 18 Sep-Sun 15 OctFive hours per weekFreeOnline course
Join this free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to unravel the Jacobite story with experts from National Museums Scotland and the University of Edinburgh. Register now to start on 18 September.
Centre for Open Learning at the National Museum of ScotlandFri 13-Sun 15 Oct10:30-15:30£92 (see website for concession)National Museum of Scotland
Using a range of sources including poetry and songs, this short course covers the dramatic events of the Jacobite challenges. Includes exhibition entry. Book at www.ed.ac.uk/short-courses or call 0131 650 4400
A Fountain of WineSat 14-Sun 15 Oct12:00-16:00Event is included in admission priceLinlithgow Palace
Prince Charles Edward Stuart has successfully attracted a large number of Jacobite supporters and is on his way to Edinburgh. He has decided to visit Linlithgow Palace en route where he has heard that the fountain in the courtyard may run with red wine. Perhaps he will be in luck today!
Battle of KilliecrankieWed 18 Oct14:00-16:00Adult £5, child £3Killiecrankie
The Battle of Killiecrankie in 1689 was the first of the Jacobite uprisings. Get to grips with the gory details of this gruesome battle with an interactive battle talk (1 hour) taking place in the woods above Soldier's Leap, followed by a walk to some key battle locations. There will be a display of, and opportunity to handle, replica weapons with children's craft activities afterwards outside the Visitor Centre.
Historical Land Rover SafariWed 25 Oct13:30-16:00Adult £22, child (16 & under) £11Glencoe
Exploring the most famous point in Glencoe’s history, this tour will transport you to many of the key sites and unravel the true history of the Massacre of Glencoe in 1692.
Jacobites Study DaySat 28 Oct10:30-15:00£30 (£25 member and concession)National Museum of Scotland
Chaired by historian Dr Fiona Watson, an expert panel will examine the wider Jacobite story: Bonnie Prince Charlie’s court at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Stuart courts in exile in France and Italy, and how conservators prepared costume pieces for display. Includes exhibition entry (valid 28 October only). In partnership with Royal Collection Trust.
Jacobites Festival DaySun 29 Oct13:00-16:00Event is included in admission pricePalace of Holyroodhouse
A fun-packed and stimulating day for all ages. Step back in time and immerse yourself in life at the court of Bonnie Prince Charlie in the autumn of 1745. Meet his admirer Maddie Pringle who will teach you Jacobite songs and eavesdrop on the Prince as he prepares for battle. Join our Palace experts and get up close to Jacobite relics in the Royal Collection.
Work with local artists to create your own portrait of the Prince, find out what a cockade was before making your own, listen to traditional Scottish music and follow in the footsteps of the Jacobites with our activity trail around the rooms used by the Court.
Image: Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017
Museum Late: JacobitesFri 10 Nov19:00-22:30, age 18+Late only £12 (£10 member and concession) Late plus exhibition entry £20 (£18 member and concession)National Museum of Scotland
Museum Lates return with a Jacobites twist to mark the end of the Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition. Enjoy live music from RnB/pop duet Bossy Love and a chance to explore the museum after dark.