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

This workshop highlights the many possibilities for inspiring Creative Writing from works of art, in comparison to more familiar sources such as books and the internet. Focussing on the paintings, sculptures, decorative furniture and drawings featured... Read more about Did the first Georgians make a lasting impression?: A Creative Writing workshop

Learning Resources

Perspective is vital in artistic composition. It provides the artist with a method of capturing the three dimensional world on a two dimensional surface.

Find out more about the process of perspective with our this interactive games.... Read more about Looking at perspective: Children's activity

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