Christmas Celebration Weekend

Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a weekend of musical peformances, a Christmas theatre show, talks, and hands-on activities for all ages!

Christmas Celebration Weekend

About Christmas Celebration Weekend

Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a weekend of festive fun for all ages.

Stimulate your senses and explore royal Christmas traditions with a weekend of musical peformances, a Christmas theatre show, talks, and hands-on activities inspired by the fruits and spices of the season.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Christmas Celebration Weekend are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

25th January 2020
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse at our monthly Royal Rhyme Time for Toddlers as professional puppet company ‘It's in the bag!’ bring stories to life through rhymes, songs and drama!
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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Schiltron!
18th January 2020
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
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Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
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15th February 2020
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Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
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16th February 2020
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
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Create a fashion sculpture piece from a variety of materials exploring how to transform materials from 2D to 3D with fashion designer Juliet Moleta at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop!
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Leith Labs will be back at Ocean Terminal on 18th January for a free trial of #NeuronSafari, a new Minecraft world-based experience, to explore our brain & neurons!
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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy
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