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Family Activities: Hands on History

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 to Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 7 July 2014 to Sunday, 31 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for families. Look out for our exciting programme of regular drop-in sessions and activity trails for families.

Activities available everyday:

Family Audio Tour ... Read more about Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

Re: Style

Tuesday, 1 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join students from Edinburgh College of Art as they animate In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion with their contemporary responses to the style of the 16th and 17th-century courts.  First and second year Fashion, Textile Design ... Read more about Re: Style

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