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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

Henry VIII's copy of the world's first gardening manual reveals green-fingered tips

Friday, 23 January 2015

Cucumbers shake with fear at thunder; squash will bear fruit after nine days if planted in the ashes of human bone and watered with oil; and planting a radish, lettuce seed, nasturtium and colewort inside a ball of goat manure will result in tasty lettuces. These are just some of the more bizarre horticultural tips contained within the world's first gardening manual, written more than 700 years ago and acquired by Henry VIII (1491–1547). ... Read more about Henry VIII's copy of the world's first gardening manual reveals green-fingered tips

A page from The Padshahnama entitled 'The weighing of Shah-Jahan on his forty-second lunar birthday, 23 October 1632'

Winners of 'Gold' poetry competitions announced

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The Young Poets Network and the Poetry Society have announced the winners of their recent writing challenges, held in collaboration with Royal Collection Trust.  The competitions focused on the theme of gold to coincide with the current exhibition at ... Read more about Winners of 'Gold' poetry competitions announced

First photographs of a royal tour to go on display

Thursday, 6 November 2014

In 1862, the 20-year-old Prince of Wales, eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (and the future King Edward VII), embarked on a tour of the Middle East, accompanied by the photographer Francis Bedford.  The resulting images, produced little ... Read more about First photographs of a royal tour to go on display

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

Desmond Shawe-Taylor pictured with Dr Lucy Worsley in The Queen's Gallery

BBC Four television series

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Royal Collection Trust and the BBC mark the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession ... Read more about BBC Four television series

A view from inside The Queen's Gallery during The First Georgians exhibitions

Exhibition celebrates the 300th anniversary of a new royal dynasty

Friday, 11 April 2014

Three hundred years ago Georg Ludwig, Elector of Hanover in Germany, acceded to the British throne as George I, the country's first constitutional monarch. Now the first exhibition to tell the story of the king who established an unbroken line of royal succession to Her Majesty The Queen is open at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Exhibition celebrates the 300th anniversary of a new royal dynasty

How to be a King

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Avoid war; don't trust flatterers, courtiers and ministers; and most importantly 'retrieve the glory of the throne'. Just some of the advice given to the future George III by his father Frederick, Prince of Wales in a previously unseen letter. ... Read more about How to be a King

Work by a 17th-century forgotten genius and trailblazers of contemporary art go on display

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

A gift to Her Majesty The Queen from some of the biggest names in British contemporary art and the ground-breaking work of a forgotten 17th-century genius go on display in two new exhibitions opening this Friday (1 November) at The Queen's Gallery, ... Read more about Work by a 17th-century forgotten genius and trailblazers of contemporary art go on display

Two new exhibitions to open at The Queen's Gallery in November

Monday, 14 October 2013

Two very distinct but complementary exhibitions open at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on 1 November. The first reveals the turbulent life and spectacular talent of a forgotten 17th-century Italian artist, while the second presents works on ... Read more about Two new exhibitions to open at The Queen's Gallery in November

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