BATTLE OF DUNBAR (1650)
Sep
14
to Sep 15

BATTLE OF DUNBAR (1650)

East Lothian Battle Weekend 2019

Join us for a weekend of events and re-enactment, bringing to life the dramatic events of the famous Battle of Dunbar in 1650, when Oliver Cromwell’s forces crushed the last army of the Covenant.

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"The King is Dead; Long Live the King!"
Feb
2
11:00 AM11:00

"The King is Dead; Long Live the King!"

To commemorate 370 years since Scotland proclaimed King Charles II, setting the nation on a collision course with the new English republic, hear the proclamation reissued by 17th century characters at the Mercat Cross in Edinburgh (free to view). Followed by living history performances at Gladstone’s Land (NTS - £5 entry).

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BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS (1745)
Sep
15
to Sep 16

BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS (1745)

Step back in time to 1745 and witness the Bonnie Prince Charlie’s first and finest victory.

Spectacular reenactments, fascinating living history, and lots of fun stalls and activities makes this year’s East Lothian Battle Weekend a brilliant event for all the family!

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DUNBAR (1296) FAMILY WEEKEND
Apr
30
to May 1

DUNBAR (1296) FAMILY WEEKEND

720 years ago, south of Dunbar in East Lothian, the armies of Scotland and England fought the first battle of the bloody Wars of Independence. Join us in Lauderdale Park, Dunbar, for a family-friendly weekend of battle stories, combat displays and children's drills!

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