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

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

First Georgians Interactive game.

Imagine you are a visiting a Georgian Coffee House hundreds of years ago. ... Read more about First Georgians Interactive game.