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

Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Thursday, 2 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Pietre Dure is one of the most exotic and expensive of decorative art forms, where semi-precious hardstones are used to form 'pictures in stone', often with subjects of fruit, flowers and birds. This talk will look at the development of the art in ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Short recital: Songs and solos from the English Golden Age

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy a selection of music inspired by English Golden age songs from Daneyl, Dowland and ... Read more about Short recital: Songs and solos from the English Golden Age