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

Royal Childhood Study Afternoon displaying a portrait of Princess Beatrice, 5th daughter of Queen Victoria

This study afternoon is inspired by Royal Childhood, the special exhibition displayed in this year's Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Study afternoon: Growing Up in a Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the eighteenth century, England made its name as a centre for the manufacture of luxury goods. Yet for the most prestigious art forms – painting and music – the fashionable ... Read more about Short talk - The Taste of the Town

Learning resources for adults

The online What's on brochure (April- October) is available to download. Discover a programme packed full of events including lectures, ... Read more about What's On - Buckingham Palace and Windsor, April to October 2014

Henry VIII, After Hans Holbein the Younger, c1560-80

David Starkey, one of Britain's finest historians joined Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott to discuss the fascinating subject of royal portraiture from Holbein to Mario Testino.

  ... Read more about Film - David Starkey and Jennifer Scott discuss the Royal Portrait