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St George's Hall, Windsor Castle

Access Event - BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour, State Apartments

Saturday, 10 October 2015
Windsor Castle

Join a BSL interpreted and lipspeaking highlights tour of the State Apartments of Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Access Event - BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour, State Apartments

Family Activities: October Half Term

Monday, 12 October 2015 to Sunday, 18 October 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Halloween at Holyroodhouse

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature

Thursday, 22 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, examines artists, Robertson, Ross and Thorburn, who all specialised in miniature painting and ensured that this type of portrait enjoyed a ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature

Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence

Thursday, 22 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Sir David Wilkie was the most successful nineteenth-century Scottish artist. His legacy was the creation of an explicitly Scottish school of art that matched Sir Walter Scott's creation of a Scottish literary genre in the same era. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Saturday, 24 October 2015 to Sunday, 1 November 2015
Windsor Castle

 This half term, celebrate with us The Big Draw, an annual worldwide project to encourage drawing and creativity. We will be using the Battle of Waterloo and the exhibition in Windsor Castle as our inspiration for this year's Big Draw. ... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Saturday, 24 October 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A guided tour of the State apartments for blind and partially sighted visitors, includes opportunities to get up close and handle objects.  Explore rooms used for official entertaining in both the past and present.  Following the tour, participants hav ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Saturday, 24 October 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This small group tour looks at life in the Palace during the time of Mary, Queen of Scots and her Stuart descendents.  Visit rooms used by the Queen and her family and explore stories of murder and conspiracy that are associated with her time at Holyro ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Windsor Castle

Join our study day to learn about the devastating fire at Windsor Castle in 1992 which made headline news across the world. ... Read more about Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Child takes part in art activities at the mews

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Thursday, 29 October 2015 to Friday, 30 October 2015
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.

This half-term, be inspired by the magnificent displays and atmosphere of the Royal Mews and and document it with The Big Draw. ... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Wednesday, 4 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Helen Smailes, Senior Curator of British Art, Scottish National Gallery, examines the painters in Scottish Artists whose output is also represented in the national collection. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

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