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

60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
English, History, Art & Design, Citizenship
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

This discussion and discovery session introduces pupils to the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago and the role of the Royal Mews within the celebrations. ... Read more about 60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Plays in the Garden: a dance and drama workshop

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
Drama, English, History, Art & Design
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden and Shakespeare's  A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream  are combined to provide the inspiration for this dance and drama workshop. Pupils will research some of the many vibrant depictions of gardens ... Read more about Plays in the Garden: a dance and drama workshop

Learning Resources

Northern Renaissance images: teacher information sheets

Download these documents to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these inspiring images from The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein within your classroom teaching.  ... Read more about Northern Renaissance images: teacher information sheets

Colour in The Gold State Coach Activity

The Gold State Coach is the largest and most beautifully decorated carriage housed at the Royal Mews. Download the activity sheet and add your own decoration to this ... Read more about Colour in The Gold State Coach Activity