Adult learning, the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Adult Learning
Discover the Royal Palaces and the treasures of the Royal Collection with short talks, lectures, courses and special events.

Learning events for adults

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public.  Along with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian ... Read more about Short Recital - CPEBach Duet for flute and violin in e minor

Learning resources for adults

Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures Desmond Shawe-Taylor talks about Sir Anthony Van Dyck's seventeenth-century portrait of the five eldest children of Chares I, on display in The Queen's Ballroom at Windsor Castle.

  ... Read more about Curator Film - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I

Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, Sir Herbert James Gunn, 1954

Royal Collection Curator Jennifer Scott talks about Sir Herbert James Gunn's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, on display in the Garter Throne Room at Windsor Castle.

  ... Read more about Curator Film - Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes