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A group admiring the tapestries in the Palace of Holyroodhouse on a Private Morning Tour

Private Guided Morning Tour for groups

Friday, 1 January 2016 to Saturday, 31 December 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exclusive Private Guided Morning Tour allows groups the opportunity to experience the charm of the Palace of Holyroodhouse before it is open to the public. ... Read more about Private Guided Morning Tour for groups

A group in the Great Gallery on a Private Evening Tour at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Private Guided Evening Tour for groups

Friday, 1 January 2016 to Saturday, 31 December 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special evening tour for groups of the Palace of Holyroodhouse highlights both the Palace's dramatic past and its important role today. ... Read more about Private Guided Evening Tour for groups

'A Twelfth Night Feast' by Jan Steen

Private Evening View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Groups can enjoy a Private Evening View of 'Masters of the Everyday' at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

'A Woman at her Toilet' by Jan Steen

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

During this exclusive after-hours event, your group can engage in more depth with Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer as part of a Private Evening Talk and View. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Dutch artists of the seventeenth century painted ordinary people doing everyday things. They offer us a glimpse into the rumbustious life of village taverns and peasant cottages, and the quiet domesticity of courtyards and parlours. ... Read more about Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

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A group enjoying a Garden History Tour at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Sunday, 1 May 2016 to Friday, 30 September 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Groups can enjoy a special visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse where they will be able to see the Historic and State Apartments and enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful gardens. ... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

Thursday, 2 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, examines this intriguing painting by Adriaen van Ostade and Dutch art's influence in general on later Scottish artists, particularly Sir David Wilkie. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

Special Event - History in the Making

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for talks and tea at the Palace in celebration of The Queen's 90th Birthday. ... Read more about Special Event - History in the Making

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Light and Life in the Work of Pieter de Hooch

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning Curator Dr Richard Williams explores the world of the feminine depicted in De Hooch's A Courtyard in Delft at Evening: a Woman Spinning ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Light and Life in the Work of Pieter de Hooch

Lunchtime Lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Some people believe that Vermeer used lenses and other optical equipment to create his amazingly realistic paintings, but is this true? ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

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