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Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | From Jesters to Jewellers - James's People

  • Friday 26 May, 10.30am–12pm  
FREE

Booking essential

About

Discover fascinating stories about the people who lived and worked during the reign of King James VI in the 16th and 17th centuries. This session will be a relaxed and informal guided tour with refreshments for anyone affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters. Led by our team of friendly artists, it’s a chance to socialise, talk about artworks and enjoy art activities together.

Places are free, but limited so please book online. For more information or assistance please contact us on 0131 624 6410 or [email protected].

John de Critz James VI and I, 1566 - 1625. King of Scotland 1567 - 1625. King of England and Ireland 1603 - 1625 1604
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Dementia-Friendly
Accessibility

Gallery facilities

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

Getting here

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

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

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