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Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse for free on St Andrew's Day

Free admission on St Andrew's Day

Sunday, 30 November 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

To celebrate St Andrew's Day, admission to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery is free on 30 November. ... Read more about Free admission on St Andrew's Day

The table in the Royal Dining Room laid with a silver service for Christmas

A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 5 December 2014 to Tuesday, 6 January 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

For the first time, the Palace of Holyroodhouse will be transformed both inside and out for the festive season. ... Read more about A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

Friday, 5 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This 10-minute Gallery talk focuses on the art-historical context for the work of Castiglione, examining the aesthetic and technical contributions of the 17th century to his creative output and his subsequent fall from public attention in the 19th ... Read more about Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

A festive Victorian dinner service at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Exclusive Evening Tour

Friday, 5 December 2014 to Saturday, 3 January 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This winter, take part in a festive Exclusive Evening Tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland. ... Read more about Exclusive Evening Tour

Creative Courses - Merry Christmas Printmaking

Saturday, 6 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione invented the monotype: a vibrant mixture of experimental printmaking, painting and drawing. Join Master Printer, Ian McNicol, of Glasgow Print Studio, to discover a world of spontaneous fun and exciting outcomes in creating your own ... Read more about Creative Courses - Merry Christmas Printmaking

A decorated Christmas tree in the State Apartments at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Carols around the Christmas Tree

Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for a festive evening in the Great Gallery to hear Edinburgh-based choir, Jubilo, perform a selection of well-known Christmas carols. ... Read more about Carols around the Christmas Tree

Family Activities: Festive Family Fun Day

Sunday, 21 December 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for a day of family fun events at The Palace of Holyroodhouse and experience a Victorian Christmas. See the palace beautifully decorated with festive greenery, rich colours and twinkling lights. ... Read more about Family Activities: Festive Family Fun Day

Family Activities: Festive Family Fun Day

Sunday, 28 December 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for a day of family fun events at The Palace of Holyroodhouse and experience a Victorian Christmas. ... Read more about Family Activities: Festive Family Fun Day

Omnia vanitas, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist of his day. This lecture by Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Juno seeking from Jupiter the gift of Io transformed

Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection Trust and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the newly identified painting by Castiglione that is the centrepiece of the show. ... Read more about Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

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