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 - Love at the edge of the garden: Pater and the fête galante

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The eighteenth-century fête galante featured scenes of aristocratic love in a landscape, first popularised by the French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau. Often featuring music and conversation, the fête galante revealed the eighteenth-century fascination ... Read more about Short talk - Love at the edge of the garden: Pater and the fête galante

Conference - Waterloo 1815: the British Monarchy and the defeat of Napoleon

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Windsor Castle

A major international conference marking the 200th anniversary of the battle. ... Read more about Conference - Waterloo 1815: the British Monarchy and the defeat of Napoleon