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

Royal Childhood Study Afternoon displaying a portrait of Princess Beatrice, 5th daughter of Queen Victoria

This study afternoon is inspired by Royal Childhood, the special exhibition displayed in this year's Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Study afternoon: Growing Up in a Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the eighteenth century, England made its name as a centre for the manufacture of luxury goods. Yet for the most prestigious art forms – painting and music – the fashionable ... Read more about Short talk - The Taste of the Town

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.

  ... Read more about Curator Film - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I

Imagine you are a visiting a Georgian Coffee House hundreds of years ago. What conversations do you think you would overhear?  Come in and have a listen to the gossip around town by clicking on the screen below (this opens the resource in a new ... Read more about First Georgians Interactive game.