Battle of Prestonpans Family Day
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Meet Jacobean soldiers as they prepare to take battle in Prestonpans and learn more about what life was like at the time.
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Step back in time to 1745 to join the Jacobite camp as it prepares for the Battle of Prestonpans. Hear the stories, watch the soldiers practise with their weapons and find out how they lived with the Alan Breck Regiment. This year, guns are fired and weapons drawn as government troops storm the camp! There are also Jacobite arts and crafts for families.
Noon: Event begins
12.30pm: Meet the soldiers outside the Visitor Centre
1pm: Jacobites attack Redcoat outpost
2pm: Meet the soldiers outside the Visitor Centre
2.30pm: Redcoats attack Jacobite Camp
All welcome – drop in to take part. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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