Dutch Landscapes

Release date: Thursday, 17 March 2011

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
15 April - 9 October 2011

This exhibition of 42 paintings draws on the Royal Collection’s rich holdings of Dutch 17th-century landscapes, including works by Jacob van Ruisdael, Aelbert Cuyp, Jan van der Heyden and Meyndert Hobbema. By the 17th century, landscape painting was well established as a distinct art form and one in which Netherlandish artists excelled. ... Read more about Dutch Landscapes

A photograph of the Round Tower at Windsor Castle

Conquer the Tower at Windsor Castle: A new tour launched this summer

Release date: Friday, 21 January 2011

For over 800 years, Windsor Castle’s world-famous Round Tower has dominated the surrounding landscape. Now a new guided tour, ‘Conquer the Tower’, takes visitors inside the Round Tower and up 200 steps to the top of one of the nation’s iconic landmarks. From a height of 65.5 metres above the River Thames, they can enjoy breathtaking views of the Castle and historic parkland, the Thames Valley, the London skyline and across several counties. The tour runs daily throughout August and September 2011.... Read more about Conquer the Tower at Windsor Castle: A new tour launched this summer

Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer

Release date: Saturday, 1 January 2011

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
25 February - 5 June 2011

Over 100 photographs of the Royal Family go on display at The Queen’s Gallery in Edinburgh next year to celebrate the work of Marcus Adams. Widely acclaimed for his photographic portraits of children, Adams created a unique record of two generations of royal children between 1926 and 1956. The Royal Photograph Collection holds the most comprehensive group of Adams’ royal portraits in existence, providing an enchanting and intimate glimpse of the Royal Family over 30 years. ... Read more about Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer

Oil painting of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh by David Poole, 1986

Prince Philip: Celebrating Ninety Years

Release date: Saturday, 1 January 2011

The Drawings Gallery, Windsor Castle
12 February 2011 – 22 January 2012

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh celebrates his 90th birthday on 10 June 2011. To mark this occasion, a special exhibition will be shown in the Drawings Gallery at Windsor Castle, home to The Duke of Edinburgh, as Consort of Her Majesty The Queen, for nearly 60 years. ... Read more about Prince Philip: Celebrating Ninety Years

Photograph of the official commemorative range of china launched to mark the Royal Wedding

Official commemorative Royal Wedding china launched

Release date: Saturday, 1 January 2011

HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton have approved the Royal Collection’s range of china commissioned to commemorate their forthcoming marriage on 29 April 2011.

The official Royal Wedding range includes a tankard (£35), eight-inch plate (£40) and pill box (£25) in English fine bone china. Each piece bears the couple’s entwined initials in gold and silver surmounted by the coronet of Prince William and the wedding date. ... Read more about Official commemorative Royal Wedding china launched