Restoration Week: Make a masterpiece

Celebrate Restoration Week in The Queen's Gallery at The Palace of Holyroodhouse, where there will be an opportunity to 'make a masterpiece' with artist Gemma Coyle.

Restoration Week: Make a masterpiece

About Restoration Week: Make a masterpiece

Celebrate Restoration Week in The Queen's Gallery where there will be an opportunity to 'make a masterpiece' with artist Gemma Coyle. Collect an Art Spy bag and explore the gallery to find out how Charles II used art to reinforce his position as King.

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Wedding Weekend

Wedding Weekend

15th June 2019 - 16th June 2019
Inspired by 'A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex' exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse we are hosting a fun weekend of activities for all ages to enjoy.
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Royal Wedding Dresses Through Time

18th June 2019
Join Caroline de Guitaut, curator of 'A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex' exhibition, as she looks back at dresses from the 19th century to the present day!
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

6th July 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

13th July 2019
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Make a Masterpiece: Fabulous Faberge

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20th July 2019
Take inspiration from one of the greatest craftsmen in Russian history - Carl Faberge - and make your own masterpiece to take home in this special family workshop.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

20th July 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

27th July 2019
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30th July 2019
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a special intimate music event in Mary, Queen of Scots' bedchamber and enjoy traditional clarsach and violin music performed live!
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

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Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

10th August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

17th August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

24th August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

31st August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery!
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Get set for Halloween and join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for a spooky fortnight of activities, inspired by the 17th century fears of witchcraft and the legend of Agnes Sampson!

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