Schools: London
Visit three inspiring and unique sites in London - the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery and the Royal Mews - and combine history, art and a working palace.

School Sessions

School visit to the Royal Mews

The Royal Mews is one of the finest working stables in the world and home to many of the men and women who work here as grooms, coachmen and carriage restorers. This session encourages children to investigate the special environment of the Royal Mews: ... Read more about Exploring the Royal Mews

Portrait of Abd al-Qadir, April 1862

This session enables pupils studying Art & Design and History to examine some of the techniques and skills used to look at an historical image and analyse the clues and narratives portrayed. Focussing on  examples of portraits from two ... Read more about To paint or to 'click'? Learning to look at portraits in photography and paintings

Learning Resources

Coaches at the Royal Mews. Photographer: Pawel Libera

The Royal Mews is home to a unique collection of carriages. Download the activity and create your own carriage for a royal procession. ... Read more about Design a Carriage Activity

Download the activity sheets and colour in your own Tudor and Stuart costume designs inspired by the In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion exhibition. ... Read more about Colouring in activity sheets: Tudors and Stuarts