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Glittering gold accessories go on display in Scotland

Friday, 27 March 2015

A dazzling selection of gold from the Royal Collection has gone on display in Scotland for the first time in a new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.  It includes exquisite items of jewellery and personal ... Read more about Glittering gold accessories go on display in Scotland

Previously unseen watercolours of royal gardens go on display

Thursday, 19 March 2015

As public statements of power and status, or private expressions of love and family life, gardens have held different meanings for generations of kings and queens, from Henry VIII to Queen Victoria.  Images of royal gardens at official residences and ... Read more about Previously unseen watercolours of royal gardens go on display

'A Royal Welcome' at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

Monday, 16 March 2015

Last year the Royal Family welcomed around 62,000 guests to Buckingham Palace, at State Visits, receptions, Garden Parties, Investitures and private audiences. This year,  at the Summer Opening of the Palace,  displays throughout the State Rooms will ... Read more about 'A Royal Welcome' at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

Portrait of Jacopo Cennini - the first portrait of a gardener

16th-century portrait revealed to be the first image of a professional gardener

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Painted nearly 500 years before the emergence of the modern day 'celebrity gardener', a 16th-century portrait, which will go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace from Friday (20 March), has been revealed to be the first known portrait of a gardener. ... Read more about 16th-century portrait revealed to be the first image of a professional gardener

Image of the opening pages of a Persian manuscript containing a translation of Queen Victoria's book 'More leaves from the journal of a life in the Highlands, from 1862 to 1882

Queen Victoria's best-selling book of her life in the Highlands, translated into Persian

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

A Persian translation of a best-selling book of Queen Victoria's journal entries will go on display for the first time in Scotland later this month.  The manuscript is one of the highlights of ... Read more about Queen Victoria's best-selling book of her life in the Highlands, translated into Persian

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Works from the Royal Collection included in Tate Britain exhibition

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Several works of art from the Royal Collection have gone on display at Tate Britain in London in a new exhibition that explores sculpture in the Victorian era. ... Read more about Works from the Royal Collection included in Tate Britain exhibition

UK coach tour operators visit Windsor Castle

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Over 30 coach tour operators from around the UK have visited Windsor Castle to experience the new special group visit, A Prince, A Duke and an Emperor – created to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. ... Read more about UK coach tour operators visit Windsor Castle

The bullet that killed Lord Nelson goes on display at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Monday, 16 February 2015

The bullet that killed Admiral Lord Nelson has gone on display at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, in an exhibition commemorating the 250th anniversary of the launch of the warship HMS Victory.   ... Read more about The bullet that killed Lord Nelson goes on display at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Gold tiger's head from the throne of Tipu Sultan

'Gold' exhibition to open in Edinburgh

Monday, 16 February 2015

An exhibition celebrating the beauty and symbolism of gold opens at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse on 27 March.  Through over 60 items drawn from across the Royal Collection, from the Early Bronze Age to the 20th century, Gold ... Read more about 'Gold' exhibition to open in Edinburgh

Meiji model of Taitokuin Mausoleum on display at the 1910 Japan-British Exhibition in London

Model of lost architectural treasure returns to Japan after more than 100 years

Thursday, 5 February 2015

A spectacular 1:10 scale model of one of Tokyo's most important lost architectural treasures has returned to Japan after more than 100 years.  Part of the Royal Collection, the model represents the Taitokuin Mausoleum, built in 1632 as the memorial to ... Read more about Model of lost architectural treasure returns to Japan after more than 100 years

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