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

A grop enjoying a book club event taking place in The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Museum of Innocence

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The second Royal Collection Trust Book Club is inspired by Orhan Pamuk's story, Museum of Innocence, looking at one man's obsession with his lost love. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Museum of Innocence

Learning resources for adults

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.

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A country house on the Vliet near Delft, Jan van der Heyden, c.1660

Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism

Royal Collection curator Desmond Shawe-Taylor examines the vivid naturalism in Jan van der Heyden's painting, A Country house in the Viet near Delft, and considers how van der Heyden's artistic technique anticipated the landscapes of the ... Read more about Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism