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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

View of Buckingham Palace from Green Park

Group Travel Awards 2014

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Buckingham Palace has been nominated for two awards at this year's Group Travel Organiser Awards, in the categories of Best Company/Venue Offering Guided Tours and Best Historical House/Garden. Voted for by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine, the winners of the awards will be annouced at the annual award ceremony in June which celebrates the best in the group travel industry. ... Read more about Group Travel Awards 2014

Special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace announced

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

From well-loved toys and treasured family gifts to tiny childhood outfits, a special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace will give an unprecedented glimpse into life as a young member of the royal family.  Spanning more than 250 ... Read more about Special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace announced

A new hang in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Visitors to Buckingham Palace this summer will see a new selection of some of the most famous paintings in the Royal Collection, following a re-hang of the Palace’s Picture Gallery. ... Read more about A new hang in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace

The face of Buckingham Palace celebrates its 100th birthday

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

In February 1845, Queen Victoria wrote to the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, about the ‘urgent necessity of doing something about Buckingham Palace’. The first monarch to occupy the Palace, she found the building wholly inadequate and required ... Read more about The face of Buckingham Palace celebrates its 100th birthday

Outfits from The Queen’s Coronation are reunited for the first time since 2 June 1953

Friday, 26 July 2013

The largest exhibition ever mounted about the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 27 July 2013.  Celebrating the 60th anniversary of this historic event, The Queen’s Coronation 1953 at the Summer ... Read more about Outfits from The Queen’s Coronation are reunited for the first time since 2 June 1953

Changing the guard in the forecourt of Buckingham PalaceChanging the guard in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace.

Brazilian Portuguese tour introduced at Buckingham Palace this summer

Monday, 22 July 2013

An audio tour of Buckingham Palace in Brazilian Portuguese is now available for visitors to the Summer Opening of the State Rooms, complementing a new Brazilian Portuguese edition of the Buckingham Palace Official Souvenir Guide. Brazilian Portuguese ... Read more about Brazilian Portuguese tour introduced at Buckingham Palace this summer

Group Travel Awards 2013 Winner

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

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