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

Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Thursday, 2 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The concert offers an enchanting dialogue between the visual arts and associated music, with pieces by celebrated eighteenth-century composers such as Croft, Handel and Haydn. ... Read more about Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Short talk - Jacobite prints

Thursday, 2 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. George I and George II faced continued threats to their rule from the rival Stuart Princes, who also claimed the British crown.  Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and ... Read more about Short talk - Jacobite prints

Learning resources for adults

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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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