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 George IV as Prince Regent in 1818

Special event - The Winner Takes it All? George IV and Memorabilia from Waterloo

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Windsor Castle

This evening lecture will look at The Royal Collection's important and diverse range of memorabilia relating to the Battle of Waterloo. ... Read more about Special event - The Winner Takes it All? George IV and Memorabilia from Waterloo

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

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