Who has performed at Edinburgh Castle?

Who has performed at Edinburgh Castle?

Edinburgh Castle has had 24 concerts

Date Concert Venue
Jul 08, 2022 Olly Murs Upcoming Edinburgh Castle
Jul 08, 2022 Olly Murs Upcoming Edinburgh Castle
Jul 20, 2019 The Proclaimers / Be Charlotte The Proclaimers / Be Charlotte Edinburgh Castle
Jul 15, 2019 Kylie Minogue / nina nesbitt Edinburgh Castle

When did Runrig play Edinburgh Castle?

Runrig’s 41 Concerts & Tours

Date Concert Venue
Jul 23, 2016 Runrig Edinburgh Castle Esplanade
Feb 26, 2016 Runrig – The Story Runrig O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Dec 08, 2012 Runrig DG One
Dec 17, 2009 Runrig Harrogate International Centre

When was the last time someone lived in Edinburgh Castle?

James’ successor, King Charles I, visited Edinburgh Castle only once, hosting a feast in the Great Hall and staying the night before his Scottish coronation in 1633. This was the last occasion that a reigning monarch resided in the castle.

How many times did Edinburgh Castle fall?

Edinburgh Castle has faced down hostile forces an incredible 23 times, making it the most embattled fortress in Europe. Notable instances include the Longshanks Siege of 1296, when Edward I plundered the castle and shipped all its treasures to London.

Why is Edinburgh Castle Green tonight?

You may have already noticed that Edinburgh Castle is glowing green tonight. It’s been done to mark the start of Scotland’s Climate Week, which takes place from Monday October 7 to Sunday October 13.

What events are held at Edinburgh Castle?


  • Olly Murs. Friday 8 July 2022.
  • Deacon Blue. Saturday 9 July 2022.
  • The Script. Saturday 16 July 2022.

Why are runrig retiring?

Having quit the band in 1997 – originally to pursue a career in politics – Munro was performing a solo show in Denmark when he first heard the news. “Calum called and told me the band had decided to finish,” says Munro.

Does the Queen live at Edinburgh Castle?

A beautiful blue sky overlooks the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is The Queen’s official residence in Scotland. Today, the Palace is the setting for State ceremonies and official entertaining.

Has Edinburgh Castle been invaded?

Attacks on Edinburgh Castle As a military stronghold and the most prestigious building in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh Castle was captured and recaptured many times. In fact, it’s been besieged more than any other place in Britain, with 23 recorded attempts to ‘capture the castle’.

Why is Edinburgh Castle lit up red?

To help raise awareness of the appeal, Edinburgh Castle lit up in emergency red to encourage more people to support the cause.