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Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

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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 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 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.

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.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Thursday, 5 Jun 2014
  • 13:00 – 19:30
  • Adults £20.00
    Concessions and 1-Year Pass holders £15.00

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion. Topics include the process of constructing clothes, changing elements of dress throughout the 200 years and the representation of clothing in portraiture.  Speakers: Anna Reynolds, Curator of In Fine Style; Kate Gillespie, Senior Curator, Scottish National Portrait Gallery; David Wilcox, Edinburgh College of Art; Chris Laoutaris and Yasmin Arshad, University College London.  Following an afternoon of talks at the Scottish National Gallery, participants are invited to a drinks reception and private view at The Queen's Gallery.