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Carols and crafts: Christmas Activity Day

Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a day full of activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Carols and crafts: Christmas Activity Day

About Carols and crafts: Christmas Activity Day

Make a Christmas decorations - Many of the Christmas decorations at the Palace take their inspiration from the beautiful 17th century plaster ceilings. Join us in the Family Room to make your own clay decoration to take home.

Choir performances - Feel the Great Gallery come to life as you enjoy performances by local choirs performing some festive songs.

Christmas crackers - Much of what we know think of as a traditional Christmas is a result of the Victorians. Try your hand at making a Victorian invention…the Christmas cracker!

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Midweek makes: Collage crowns

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Join us in the Family Room at The Palace of Holyroodhouse to discover the stories behind some special crowns. Get creative by decorating your own crown to wear as you visit the rest of the Palace.

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Take part in a fun family workshop exploring fashion in Georgian Britain at The Palace of Holyroodhouse on 10th August!

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