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A miniature caravan arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of a special exhibition celebrating royal childhood

Monday, 21 July 2014

The Royal Caravan, a child-sized caravan that belonged to a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne, is to go on display in a special exhibition at Buckingham Palace from Saturday, 26 July.  One of the more unusual toys included in Royal ... Read more about A miniature caravan arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of a special exhibition celebrating royal childhood

Royal Collection Trust Facebook page

Royal Collection Trust launches on social media

Monday, 14 July 2014

Royal Collection Trust has launched on the social media platform, Facebook. Providing a new space for visitors and 'fans' to interact, the page will feature news on the opening of the official royal residences and updates about the latest exhibitions at The Queen's Galleries, in Edinburgh and London. ... Read more about Royal Collection Trust launches on social media

Princess Victoria, 1830

Childhood 'behaviour book' of the future Queen Victoria to go on display

Monday, 14 July 2014

The 'behaviour book' of a 12-year-old Princess Victoria, the future Queen Victoria, is to go on display for the first time as part of the special exhibition Royal Childhood, at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. Written in Princess Victoria’s own hand, probably under the command of her German governess, Baroness Lehzen, the book records the Princess's daily conduct, ranging from ‘very good’ to ‘very very very very horribly naughty!!!!’. ... Read more about Childhood 'behaviour book' of the future Queen Victoria to go on display

Works from the Royal Collection on display at the National Maritime Museum

Friday, 11 July 2014

Works of art from the Royal Collection have gone on display in a new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.  The exhibition tells the story of the race to determine longitude (east-west position) at sea and marks the 300th anniversary of the ... Read more about Works from the Royal Collection on display at the National Maritime Museum

Previously unpublished poems by a Poet Laureate will go on display for the first time

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Three unpublished works by the poet John Masefield (1878–1967) are to go on display in a new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse next month. The handwritten poems were given to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the future ... Read more about Previously unpublished poems by a Poet Laureate will go on display for the first time

The Queen's Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

The 2014 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay has visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen in Scotland.
Launched by The Queen at Buckingham Palace in October 2013, the 2014 Baton Relay will have visited 70 nations and territories and travelled 118,000 miles over 288 days, before its arrival in Glasgow for the opening ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in July. ... Read more about Commonwealth Games Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Diamond Jubilee State Coach

The Diamond Jubilee State Coach goes on display

Monday, 9 June 2014

The Diamond Jubilee State Coach is now on display to the public. This spectacular new coach, which conveyed Her Majesty The Queen to the ... Read more about The Diamond Jubilee State Coach goes on display

A Royal Cookbook: Seasonal recipes from Buckingham Palace

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

A new book published today gives readers the chance to re-create a royal menu at home.  Written by the Royal Chef and the Deputy Master of The Queen's Household, it is the first-ever cookbook to be published by Royal Collection Trust. ... Read more about A Royal Cookbook: Seasonal recipes from Buckingham Palace

Queen Charlotte with her two Eldest Sons, Allan Ramsey

The Georgian season extends to Germany as works from the Royal Collection go on display

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Works from the Royal Collection have gone on display across Germany as part of ongoing events to mark the 300th anniversary of Georg Ludwig, Elector of Hanover, ascending to the British throne as George I in 1714.  George I was Britains's first ... Read more about The Georgian season extends to Germany as works from the Royal Collection go on display

Title deed for Buckingham Palace, 1763

New exhibition and book mark the centenary of the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle

Friday, 16 May 2014

Since 1914 the iconic Round Tower of Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Archives – an unparalleled collection of documents relating to the history of the British Monarchy. From diaries and personal correspondence to account books and speeches, the Archives record and reflect some of the most significant moments in British history and provide a fascinating insight into the lives of monarchs and their families. ... Read more about New exhibition and book mark the centenary of the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle

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