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Collection of images from the 2015 programme of exhibitions and displays

New programme of exhibitions announced

Monday, 6 October 2014

Royal Collection Trust has announced its programme of exhibitions and displays at the royal residences and The Queen's Galleries for the year ahead. Highlights of the programme include a special display to mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, an exhibition revealing the ways in which gardens have been celebrated in art over 400 years, and the first ever exhibition solely devoted to Scottish art in the Royal Collection. ... Read more about New programme of exhibitions announced

Dr Convex and Lady Concave by Thomas Rowlandson, 20 November 1802

Exhibition of comic art opens in Bath

Monday, 29 September 2014

An exhibition of late 18th and early 19th-century comic art from the Royal Collection has travelled to The Holburne Museum in Bath.  High ... Read more about Exhibition of comic art opens in Bath

Curator wins photography award

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Sophie Gordon, Senior Curator of Photographs, Royal Collection Trust, is among the recipients of The Royal Photographic Society Awards 2014. ... Read more about Curator wins photography award

The Sandford Award

Royal Collection Trust's schools programme at the official royal residences wins prestigious award

Friday, 5 September 2014

Royal Collection Trust's schools programme at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse has been awarded the prestigious Sandford Award. This is the first time that this accolade, which recognises and promotes quality and ... Read more about Royal Collection Trust's schools programme at the official royal residences wins prestigious award

Miniature Sherlock Holmes book to be re-created for the first time

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

A little-known tale about one of the most famous partnerships in crime fiction will be published next month by Walker Books in collaboration with Royal Collection Trust.  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's much-loved characters, Sherlock Holmes and his trusty ... Read more about Miniature Sherlock Holmes book to be re-created for the first time

Words of Britain's Poets Laureate brought to life in new exhibition

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

The words of Poets Laureate across three and a half centuries are brought to life in a new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse as ... Read more about Words of Britain's Poets Laureate brought to life in new exhibition

Royal Childhood opens at Buckingham Palace

Friday, 25 July 2014

An exhibition featuring well-loved toys, treasured family gifts and tiny outfits belonging to nine generations of royal children opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 26 July 2014 at the annual ... Read more about Royal Childhood opens at Buckingham Palace

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

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