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Family Activities: Bring on the Battle!

11:00- 15:00 (last admission 14:30) Included in the standard admission price Family activities all about attack and defence. Go back to the Middle Ages and find out how enemy armies tried (and failed) to capture the Castle from the king. Follow an activit ...

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Family Activities: Touch and Feel Handling Activities

11:00- 15:00 Every Saturday in August Free with standard admission price. Have you ever wondered how much a horse shoe weighs? What shapes are the hats worn by coachmen? What does the shiny surface of a carriage feel like? Join us in the Learning Room to ...

Performance
Short Recital - Avison Leggerement from Sonata Prima Op.5

12:00 Free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recital on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era. Musicians: Sophie Clayton (baroq ...

Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

09:30- 18:00 (last admission 16:30) 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 Pala ...

Lecture / talk
Short Talk: Castiglione, Hidden drawings revealed

12:00 and 15:00 The need to remount many of the drawings for the current exhibition provided an opportunity to remove old backings from three of the drawings. In this talk Alan Donnithorne, Head of Paper Conservation, will show how conservation work revea ...

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Family Activities: Animal Kingdom

09:30- 16:30 (last admission 15:15) February Half Term at the Palace of Holyroodhouse Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse during the February half term holidays and search for the animals that adorn this amazing building; from dragons and unicorns to dogs, ...

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Family Activity Bags: Art Spy In Fine Style

09:30 – 18:00 (last admission 17:00) Explore The Queen’s Gallery with our ART SPY Family Activity Bags, available every day.  Join in a big bag of fun activities as you put on your Art Spy disguise and go on a secret mission to find out about the secrets ...

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Royal Mews

11:00- 15:00 Free with standard admission price Join us at the Royal Mews in August and listen to amazing stories about the Mews and its residents. The Royal Mews houses state vehicles – beautiful historic carriages as well as magnificent royal cars. It i ...

Performance
Short Recital - CPE Bach Duet for flute and violin in E minor

12:00 Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era. Sophie Clayton ( ...

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Family Activities: Easter Egg Hunt in the Royal Mews

11:00- 15:00 Visit us in April and take part in our Easter Egg Hunt.   Join us in the Learning room to make and decorate your own Easter basket and then  follow a treasure trail to find eggs hidden in the Royal Mews.   Drop-in art activities with all mate ...