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Treasures from The Queen's Palaces

Friday, 16 March 2012 to Sunday, 4 November 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition brings together some of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.   ... Read more about Treasures from The Queen's Palaces

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Saturday, 2 June 2012 to Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join in the Diamond Jubilee celebrations at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  Use a special family activity trail to discover what happens when The Queen stays at the Palace and find out about other kings and queens of the past.  In the Family Room why ... Read more about The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Big Jubilee Lunch at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Sunday, 3 June for the Big Jubilee Lunch, a nationwide event to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.  The Big Jubilee Lunch is great way to bring together neighbours and visitors to the city for an afternoon of ... Read more about The Big Jubilee Lunch at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 21 July 2012

Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Saturday, 4 August 2012 to Sunday, 5 August 2012

Palace of Holyroodhouse

Discover the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the company of an expert storyteller. Listen to famous and legendary tales about past Royal residents from King David I, to the tragic Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie and see them come to life. ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Family Activities: The Victorians – hands on history

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Palace of Holyroodhouse

From ink pots to candle stick holders – explore some of our Victorian objects and find out about life at the Palace during Queen Victoria’s reign in this ‘hands on history’ drop-in session

Suitable for children aged 5+ ... Read more about Family Activities: The Victorians – hands on history

Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Saturday, 1 September 2012 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of Scotland’s official residence of The Queen highlights both Holyrood’s dramatic past and the Palace’s important role today. ... Read more about Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

Saturday, 1 September 2012 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both Holyrood’s dramatic past and the Palace’s important role today. ... Read more about Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

The Kelch Egg, The Basket of Flowers Egg, The Mosaic Egg, and The Colonnade Egg, c.1889-1914, by Peter Carl Fabergé

Adult Lecture: Royal Fabergé

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Fabergé experts at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse and discover the stories behind some of the finest examples of the Russian jeweller's work.  Following the talks, enjoy exclusive access to key pieces during a private view of ... Read more about Adult Lecture: Royal Fabergé

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