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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

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.

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

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

Changing the guard in the forecourt of Buckingham PalaceChanging the guard in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace. © British Tourist Authority, Photographer: Pawel Libera
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

Group Travel Awards 2013 Winner
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

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

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.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. To celebrate this anniversary, a special exhibition at Buckingham Palace will bring together an unprecedented array of the dress, uniform and robes worn for the historic event. Paintings, works of art and other objects used on the day will help recreate the atmosphere of that extraordinary moment and the pageantry of a State occasion that has remained essentially unchanged for 1,000 years.

Monday, 5 November 2012

In celebration of the Diamond Jubilee year, the unique publication Dressing The Queen: The Jubilee Wardrobe explores how Her Majesty The Queen has stood out from the crowd on her many engagements and maintained her unfailing sense of style.

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