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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

Family Activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Touch and Feel, object handling activities

Friday, 17 August 2012 to Sunday, 19 August 2012
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Have you ever wondered how much a horse shoe weighs? What shape hats are worn by the coachmen? What does the shiny surface of a carriage feel like?... Read more about Family Activities: Touch and Feel, object handling activities

Jumping-Jack-Skeleton

Family Day: Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

Saturday, 25 August 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us at The Queen’s Gallery for a day of family fun.... Read more about Family Day: Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

Children's drawing activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Family Fun at the Royal Mews

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 to Friday, 31 August 2012
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

The Royal Coat of Arms is carefully painted on the carriages of the Royal Mews. You can also see it on pound coins, important documents and some buildings such as churches and courts.... Read more about Family Activities: Family Fun at the Royal Mews

Family activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Saturday, 6 October 2012 to Sunday, 7 October 2012
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

The Big Draw is a national campaign to get people drawing and is the biggest drawing event in the UK. Be inspired by the magnificent displays and atmosphere of the Royal Mews and document it through drawing.... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Saturday, 27 October 2012 to Sunday, 4 November 2012
Windsor Castle

Come to the Moat Room at Windsor Castle and take part in the Big Draw, the world’s biggest celebration of drawing. Follow our special activity trail and hunt for animals in the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel. Then have a go at creating your... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

Family Activities: Victorian Christmas Storytelling

Sunday, 9 December 2012
Windsor Castle

Come and join our festive storytelling sessions taking place in St George's Hall with professional storyteller, Olivia Armstrong. The story sessions, linked to the wonderful Christmas displays within the State Apartments at Windsor Castle, will last... Read more about Family Activities: Victorian Christmas Storytelling

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