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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

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

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

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

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