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

A journey through Paradise: A Creative Writing workshop

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
English Language, Literacy, History, Art & Design
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Focussing on the paintings and works of art featured in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden  at The Queen's Gallery, pupils will explore these exciting sources to ... Read more about A journey through Paradise: A Creative Writing workshop

Learning Resources

Coaches at the Royal Mews. Photographer: Pawel Libera

Design a Carriage Activity

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

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