On Wednesday the 25th of January people around the world, not just Scotland, will celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns, also commonly known as ‘Rabbie Burns’. Burns Suppers normally consisting of haggis neeps and tatties (turnip and potato) … Continue reading
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It’s traditional to look back and bid farewell to the old year, so before the clock strikes midnight on the 31st of December, we wanted to share with you our calendar highlights of 2016… for Auld Lang Syne! With Robert … Continue reading
The lights are on and the Christmas songs are playing on the radio so we are feeling very festive at the castle. Sadly Santa Claus was busy however we caught up with Fran, our Assistant Events Manager, to give us … Continue reading
Here at Edinburgh Castle we love an event so given it is now December, the festive month, we thought we would catch up with Lou, our Castle Events Manager. Like a lot of people who work in hospitality, I actually … Continue reading
The centuries old Stone of Destiny was winched out of the Coronation Chair inch by inch, taking collection and conservation specialists more than six hours in total to complete the careful operation. To mark the 20th anniversary of the Stone … Continue reading