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Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Friday, 1 August 2014 to Friday, 15 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

On Friday 1, 8 and 15 August, storyteller Anna Lehr returns to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to tell imaginative tales of past royal residents. ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Saturday, 19 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

As part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, explore In Fine Style with exhibition curator Anna Reynolds and British Designer Gareth Pugh. Anna will introduce the exhibition and talk to Gareth about the historical fashion influences ... Read more about In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Verbal Description Highlights Tour: In Fine Style

Monday, 14 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works and themes in In Fine Style: The ... Read more about Verbal Description Highlights Tour: In Fine Style

A painting by Huysmans of Francis Stuart, Duchess of Richmond (1647-1702)

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Monday, 26 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss: In Fine Style

Tuesday, 13 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Fabrics woven with precious metal thread, gowns embroidered with symbolic flowers and linen ruffs set into gravity-defying pleats – the expense, complexity and precious nature of clothing during the 16th and 17th-century made dress a powerful symbol ... Read more about In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Anna Reynolds, Curator of Paintings, as she explores how clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn ... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 7 April 2014 to Monday, 21 April 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse and search for hidden Easter eggs. Learn about the history of the Palace and gardens, solve riddles and hunt for the eggs to gain a special Easter treat. Get creative and visit the Palace Family Room and make your ... Read more about Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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