A Royal Christmas

Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of 'A Royal Christmas', explores the historic Christmas traditions of the Royal Family across the centuries!

A Royal Christmas

About A Royal Christmas

Learn more about Christmas traditions in our festive lunchtime lecture.

Join Louise Cooling, author of 'A Royal Christmas', as she explores the historic Christmas traditions of the Royal Family across the centuries, many of which have influenced the whole country.

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Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

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Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

11th February 2020
Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings and curator of 'Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing', discusses the central role that drawing played in the life of Leonardo da Vinci.
Up Close: Leonardo da Vinci’s materials and techniques

Up Close: Leonardo da Vinci’s materials and techniques

13th February 2020
Spend an afternoon exploring how Leonardo da Vinci created his exquisite drawings with conservator Alan Donnithorne at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse on 13th February!
Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

15th February 2020
In this fun family session, in The Queen's Gallery on 15th February, explore Leonardo's masterpieces - then make your own!
Fragments: A Leonardo Concert

Fragments: A Leonardo Concert

26th February 2020
Join us in The Queen's Gallery on Wednesday 26th February for an exclusive, intimate concert surrounded by Leonardo da Vinci's drawings!
Sketching Workshop

Sketching Workshop

6th March 2020
Join Mark Kirkham, better known as the Edinburgh Sketcher, as you explore how Leonardo da Vinci captured the world through his sketches in this half-day workshop on Friday 6th March!

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Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
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