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Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 to Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, Emma Stuart, in the Gallery for a 10-minute talk focusing on Queen Victoria's journal, More leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands. ... Read more about Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Emma Stuart, Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, and Lizzie Keay, Collection Care Steward, examine the role of conserving and caring for rare gilded works of art. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Family Event Day: Jacobite Family Fun

Sunday, 12 July 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for families. Visit us for a day of Jacobite themed activities. ... Read more about Family Event Day: Jacobite Family Fun

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Gold

Thursday, 4 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This tour for blind and partially sighted visitors illuminates key objects and themes in Gold, including a spectacular gold crown from Ecuador, gold gilded books and a Bronze Age cup. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Gold

Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Gold

Wednesday, 3 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special tour for visitors with hearing loss explores highlights from Gold in a small group. ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Gold

Short talk - Worth His Weight in Gold

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 to Thursday, 4 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Co-curator of Gold, Lauren Porter, will focus on a beautifully illuminated page from the Padshahnama – the finest Islamic manuscript in the Royal Collection – which depicts the weighing ceremony of the Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan. ... Read more about Short talk - Worth His Weight in Gold

Short talk - Coaches and Coronations

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 to Thursday, 4 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gold has long been associated with royalty and many of the items associated with coronations are made of this precious material. ... Read more about Short talk - Coaches and Coronations

God in Majesty, French School (ca. 1400)

Creative course - All That Glitters

Saturday, 9 May 2015 to Sunday, 10 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Chloe Patience, fashion designer and director of Bebaroque, for this two-day creative embroidery course. ... Read more about Creative course - All That Glitters

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

Tuesday, 5 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores the value of gold both as a prestigious metal and as a symbol of status and power. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

The King's Bed Chamber, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This tour enables blind and partially sighted visitors to get up close to objects behind the ropes in the Royal Dining Room, King's Bedchamber and Morning Drawing Room at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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