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

Liz Lochhead

Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Liz Lochhead, National Poet for Scotland, puts the use of Scots in poetry under the microscope. ... Read more about Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 1 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

Learning resources for adults

Participants at an Adult Learning Lecture at The Queen's Gallery

Royal Collection Studies - Reading list 2012

There is a vast literature on the Royal Collection, the royal palaces and the British monarchy.

The attached reading list provides references to the works which will be of most use for the Royal Collection Studies course. ... Read more about Royal Collection Studies - Reading list 2012

Curator Film - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I

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