A Royal Christmas

Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of the new book 'A Royal Christmas', discusses the traditions and treasures of royal Christmases, past and present.

A Royal Christmas

About A Royal Christmas

Join us for this festive themed lunchtime lecture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Author of new book 'A Royal Christmas', Louise Cooling, discusses the traditions and treasures of royal Christmases, past and present.

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Other Events at The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.
Charles and James: The Power of Art

Charles and James: The Power of Art

5th March 2019
Rufus Bird, Surveyor of The Queen's Works of Art, explores how Charles II and James VII & II used art, architecture and interiors to support the newly restored Stuart monarch.
Queen Victoria: For the love of food

Queen Victoria: For the love of food

19th March 2019
Join historian, cook, broadcaster and writer Dr Annie Gray at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on 19th March as she explores Queen Victoria through her favourite food and dining habits.
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24th March 2019
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery on Sunday 24th March!
Brothers, Kings, Power and the Palace

Brothers, Kings, Power and the Palace

3rd April 2019
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on 3rd April for an evening talk by Dr Clare Jackson. Her BBC series 'The Stuarts' explored the history of that remarkable dynasty.
Easter at the Palace

Easter at the Palace

8th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse over the Easter holidays and try out our new Easter trail - search the Palace to spot the weird and wonderful hats, wigs and crowns worn thoughout the ages.
Easter Bonnet Parade

Easter Bonnet Parade

21st April 2019
Celebrate Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse where you can make and decorate your very own Easter Bonnet, explore the Palace using our new Easter trail, then join our fabulous Easter Parade!
The Majesty of Medieval Monarchy

The Majesty of Medieval Monarchy

30th April 2019
Join Dr. Lucy Dean for this lunchtime lecture where she reveals the fascinating spectacle of medieval Scottish royal ceremonies, from coronations to marriages, births to burials.
Painted Beauties

Painted Beauties

8th May 2019
Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, explores the role of women at the Restoration court through an examination of Sir Peter Lely's paintings of the 'Windsor Beauties.'

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