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The Jacobite Rebellions - Family Learning Day

Living History Scotland presents...

10.45 and 2.15; The Clansman ; An informative and educational demonstation of the dres and equipment of the Highland Clansmen of 1745. Find out why highlanders did not wear Clan tartans or have knifes down their socks!

11.15 and 2.45; The Redcoat. Meet Corporal Duncan Campbell of the Royal Scots. Learn of his role as a soldier of King George , and find out about his uniform and weaponry.

Meet Doonhamer Maggie, who will be on hand all day to describe and demonstrate the food and ingredients that lowlanders and highlanders alike would have been eating during the 18th century.

Family craft activity - Drop in any time and make and decorate your own highland targe.

Follow The Jacobite Activity Trail around the museum galleries and discover the role that Dumfries played in both Jacobite Rebellions.

All activities are free and no booking is required. All children should be accompanied by an adult.