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Gallery Social: Bright Star | The Art and Life of King James VI and I (for anyone affected by dementia)

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Meet at main entrance
  • Friday 28 August, 10:30am-12:00pm
FREE

This event is for individuals visiting with carers, friends or family members; it is free, no need to book. For care homes wishing to book a group visit, please email [email protected]

About

A relaxed and informal guided tour with refreshments for anyone affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters. Your guides will be carrying copies of the SOCIAL booklet so they can be easily identified at the meeting point.

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Dementia-Friendly

Gallery facilities

A full accessibility guide is available at www.accessibilityguides.org.

We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

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Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

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