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

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

school group participate in a Creative Writing workshop

Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
English Language, Art & Design
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Be inspired by this wonderful opportunity for pupils to work with published authors to explore and experience the atmosphere of these lavishly decorated rooms. ... Read more about Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Learning Resources

Dressing a Coachman

The design of the coachmen's liveries at the Royal Mews are hundreds of years old. Have a go at designing your own coachman's outift with this downloadable activity sheet. ... Read more about Dressing a Coachman

Children using the Buckingham Palace Garden Trail

Buckingham Palace Garden Trail

Explore the gardens of Buckingham Palace with our Garden Trail. For most of the year, The Queen’s garden is a private garden, however lots of wildlife is encouraged to come and live here – including birds, fish and insects. Look out for some of them ... Read more about Buckingham Palace Garden Trail