Mythical Monarchs

Come along to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and here the tales about some of Scotland's mythical monarchs in our drop-in talks this November!

Mythical Monarchs

About Mythical Monarchs

5th Nov 2020 to 30th Nov 2020
10:30am - 11:30am - various dates, see listing for details
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
Included with Palace ticket or 1-Year Pass
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The Great Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse contains many portraits of famous Scottish monarchs such as Charles II, Mary, Queen of Scots and Robert the Bruce. Yet some of the names and faces in these portraits are not so familiar - find out more in our drop-in talks exploring the tales of some of Scotland's mythical monarchs.

These talks will be delivered as drop-in events to one household at a time.

Talks will take place every Thursday in November and additionally Sunday 29th and Monday 30th November.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Mythical Monarchs are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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