Easter at the Palace

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse over the Easter holidays and try out our new Easter trail - search the Palace to spot the weird and wonderful hats, wigs and crowns worn thoughout the ages.

Easter at the Palace

About Easter at the Palace

Visit over the Easter holidays and try out our new Easter trail - search the Palace to spot the weird and wonderful hats, wigs and crowns worn thoughout the ages.

Visit our Family Room to enter our competition to design an Easter bonnet for The Queen and win an Easter Hamper.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Easter at the Palace are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Hands-on History

Hands-on History

24th August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

31st August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Recitals for Wrigglers

Recitals for Wrigglers

15th September 2019
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery!
16th Century Costume

16th Century Costume

19th September 2019
Discover more about 16th century costume in this lunchtime lecture with Anna Reynolds, Senior Curator of Paintings at Royal Collection Trust on Thursday 19th September!
Presenting Mary’s Chambers

Presenting Mary’s Chambers

2nd October 2019
Join Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, as she reveals how Mary, Queen of Scots' chambers have been presented from the Victorian era to the present day!
Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

14th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Get set for Halloween and join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for a spooky fortnight of activities, inspired by the 17th century fears of witchcraft and the legend of Agnes Sampson!

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The Golden Fly
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Storyteller Alice Fernbank and musician Graham Dickson lead you on a storytelling voyage laden with song and myth, presented through flute and voice.
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Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith
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Scotland’s most celebrated fiddle band Blazin’ Fiddles joins the twice voted ‘Scots Singer of the Year’ Emily Smith for a special one-off Scottish tour and plays The Queens Hall in August!
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23rd Aug 2019 - 25th Aug 2019
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24th August 2019
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Arthur’s Secrets
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Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Dirleton Castle, Dirleton
Come along to Dirleton Castle for one of Historic Scotland's special 'Man at Arms' talks, which tell tales of siege warfare and castle life, with a selection of medieval weapons on show!
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Arthur’s Amble
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Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
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