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Charles and James: The power of art

Lunchtime lecture

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Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

There is a public car park adjacent to the Gallery at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Queen's Gallery is a 15 minute walk from the station.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Queen’s Gallery is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Gallery.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Limited free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace. Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019
  • 13:00-14:00
  • Free with exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass.
  • Booking advisable. 1-Year Pass holders, please call +44 (0)303 123 7306 to book a place. There will be no step-free access while the lift is undergoing major upgrading. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding while we work to improve step-free access to the Palace and better accessibility for our visitors.

Rufus Bird, Surveyor of The Queen's Works of Art explores how Charles II and James VII & II used art, architecture and interiors to support the newly restored Stuart monarchy. With live speech-to-text transcription.

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