Dingwall bookshop Picaresque Books plays host to Jacobite warriors for launch of author Barbara Henderson's new novel
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Re-enactors were the stars of the show at the launch of The Reluctant Rebel.
Young visitors were also able to step back in time on Saturday by trying beremeal bannocks – the staple diet of the Jacobites – making their own white ribbon cockades, the sign of supporting the Jacobites, and even trying on some period costumes.
The author said: "When David [Duguid, owner of Picaresque Books] and I talked about running an event here to launch The Reluctant Rebel, we thought of a drop-in book signing, and perhaps some crafty activity like making Jacobite white cockades.
"I thought he was joking when he said he'd asked historical re-enactors to join us on the day! What a stroke of genius!
"All the kids really enjoyed the activities, I think, and that's the main thing!"