Dangerous Lives of the Jacobites with Linda Strachan and Darren Gate

Wed, Jun 16, 2021, 10:00 AM UTC

Linda Strachan

Darren Gate


"I ran forward, yelling, with all the other Highlanders. I didn't have time to think about how scared I was."

Step into the shoes of brother and sister, Rob and Aggie, to find out what it was really like to live in the Scottish Highlands and fight for the Jacobites with author Linda Strachan and illustrator Darren Gate. In this fun, informative and activity packed session, you'll have the chance to learn about who was Bonnie Prince Charlie? Why were bagpipes classed as a Weapon of War? What really happened at the Battle of Culloden? And how did the Jacobite Risings change Scotland forever?

The Dangerous Lives of the Jacobites includes maps, timelines, family trees and more!

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