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

Short Talk - A Talk and A Walk

Thursday, 23 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Poetry for the Palace curators, Deborah Clarke or Emma Stuart, for a 10-minute exploration of The Queen's Gallery exhibition discovering the connections, intrigues and histories behind this poetic journey of the last three centuries.  ... Read more about Short Talk - A Talk and A Walk

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

Learning resources for adults

Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, Sir Herbert James Gunn, 1954

Curator Film - Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes

Royal Collection Curator Jennifer Scott talks about Sir Herbert James Gunn's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, on display in the Garter Throne Room at Windsor Castle.

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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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