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

Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci

Special event - Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawings

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Windsor Castle

This event is sold out. Join us for an evening lecture in the medieval Undercroft of Windsor Castle as we explore the story of Leonardo da Vinci. ... Read more about Special event - Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawings

A group explore the ruins of the South Portico at Thebes

Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Debbie Challis for a 1-hour afternoon talk as she explores the effect photography had on the emergence of archaeology as a new science. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

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

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 Impre ... Read more about Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism