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Buckingham Palace wins award as Best Attraction for Group Visits

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Buckingham Palace has won a prestigious award for group visits for the second year in a row.  At the annual Group Travel Awards, which celebrate the best of the group travel industry, the Palace was voted Best Attraction for Group Visits (Long ... Read more about Buckingham Palace wins award as Best Attraction for Group Visits

Does The Queen Wear Her Crown in Bed? A Children's book about Buckingham Palace

The Big Lunch

Friday, 7 June 2013

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall presented school pupils with a Royal Collection Trust children’s book and mug on a recent visit to Wiltshire. ... Read more about The Big Lunch

The Darnley Jewel, and a portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots in mourning is prepared to go on display at the National Museum of Scotland.

Mary, Queen of Scots exhibition

Thursday, 6 June 2013

One of the most important early jewels in the Royal Collection is among a number of objects lent by The Queen to an exhibition about the life of Mary, Queen of Scots at the National Museum of Scotland in ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots exhibition

Her Majesty The Queen in her Coronation Dress, 1953, Norman Hartnell

Sketches of outfits worn on Coronation Day to go on display

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Sketches by British couturier Norman Hartnell, the principal designer of the outfits worn at the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, will go on display this summer as part of the special exhibition, ... Read more about Sketches of outfits worn on Coronation Day to go on display

Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing

Friday, 24 May 2013

Three drawings by Leonardo da Vinci lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection will be shown in an exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Margate. ... Read more about Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing

Rembrandt and his Contemporaries

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

An exhibition of 17th-century Dutch masterpieces lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection has opened at The Holburne Museum, Bath. ... Read more about Rembrandt and his Contemporaries

Limited-edition Coronation china

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Royal Collection Trust is introducing three new limited-edition pieces to the official Coronation range of commemorative china, which marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Coronation.  The official Coronation range includes a wide ... Read more about Limited-edition Coronation china

Mary Queen of the High Street

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The Garden Shop at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace features in a new Channel 4 series ‘Mary Queen of the High Street’, presented by renowned retail expert Mary Portas. ... Read more about Mary Queen of the High Street

Fashionable world of the Tudors and Stuarts revealed

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

A diamond ring given by Charles I to his 19-year-old wife, the armour of a fashion-conscious 13-year-old boy who should have been king, and the diamond-encrusted box in which a queen kept her face patches are among the highlights of a new exhibition ... Read more about Fashionable world of the Tudors and Stuarts revealed

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In a Prince’s Footsteps

Friday, 3 May 2013

A BBC Radio 4 series which explores the Prince of Wales’s 1862 tour of the Middle East begins on Monday, 6 May. ... Read more about In a Prince’s Footsteps

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