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Jubilee embroidery course

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Map & directions

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

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

Accessible parking spaces are located on Horse Wynd, just outside the Palace, on a first-come first-serve basis.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Palace is a 15 minute walk from the station.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By tram

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

By coach / bus

Bus number 35 stops near the Palace.  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.

By bike

A free-to-use public bicycle rack is located opposite the Scottish Parliament. Cycle hire stations are available nearby on both Holyrood Road and Abbeyhill, within a 5 minute walk of the Palace and The Queen’s Gallery. Visit Edinburgh Cycle Hire for details.

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
    This workshop takes place in Abbey Strand and include a visit to see various portrait in the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • Daily (Saturday, 11 Jun 2022 - Sunday, 12 Jun 2022)
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • £140.00

In this Platinum Jubilee year, join specialist embroiderer Helen McCook for a two-day course taking inspiration from the details and symbols of Coronation and ceremonial clothing.

Helen will combine a mixture of beading, sequins and metal thread techniques to create a celebratory new embroidery paying homage to the magnificent artisan embroidery worn during the last 70 years. 

Needles, threads and pattern included.

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