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

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 with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

Short course - The Royal Table: Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 to Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Windsor Castle

Join food historian Marc Meltonville and Curator of Decorative Arts Kathryn Jones for a fascinating introduction to the history of food and the changing conventions in serving and dining from the Middle Ages to the Victorian era. ... Read more about Short course - The Royal Table: Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Learning resources for adults

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

Film - David Starkey and Jennifer Scott discuss the Royal Portrait

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.

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First Georgians Interactive game.

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