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 Crime and Punishment
Edinburgh Castle, 7-13 February
Gilbert Savage', the Executioner! recounts the nature of horrendous punishments.

 Coolest Walk on Earth
Holyrood Park, 8 February
Join our walk to discover how the park has been shaped by ice.

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