Jacobite songs

Join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for Jacobite inspired music every Thursday in September to coincide with the 275th anniversary of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s stay at the Palace!

Jacobite songs

About Jacobite songs

This September, join us for a month of events to coincide with the 275th anniversary of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s stay at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in September 1745.

Many tunes and songs have been written over the centuries to remember the the Jacobites. When Bonnie Prince Charlie set up court in Edinburgh a tune or two will have been heard in the Palace. Join us for Jacobite inspired music every Thursday in September.

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Join us for a day of family activities exploring Queen Victoria's time at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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Surrounded by the exhibition Victoria and Albert, come along and find out more about what life was like at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the nineteenth century!
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Pick up your copy of this family trail and use it to become an art detective and explore the Palace, discovering details and hidden histories in the portraits on display.
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Watercolours for wee ones

10th July 2021

Become an artist like Queen Victoria and paint your own watercolour as you join us in the ancient abbey to create your own work of art to take home!
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Join us for a day of activities inspired by the many portraits you can see at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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Born 250 years ago, Scottish novelist Walter Scott was at one time the most famous writer in the world. Join us on his birthday to celebrate Scott and his connection to the Palace of Holyroodhouse!
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Join us for a day full of activities, for all ages to enjoy, inspired by the garden at The Palace of Holyroodhouse!
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