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UK coach tour operators visit Windsor Castle

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Over 30 coach tour operators from around the UK have visited Windsor Castle to experience the new special group visit, A Prince, A Duke and an Emperor – created to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. ... Read more about UK coach tour operators visit Windsor Castle

New range of chinaware marks 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Monday, 2 February 2015

A new exhibition at Windsor Castle commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo has inspired a range of fine bone chinaware.  The range of china has been designed exclusively for Royal Collection Trust and includes a souvenir coaster, ... Read more about New range of chinaware marks 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Battlefield souvenirs go on display as Windsor Castle marks 200th anniversary of Waterloo

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Napoleon's cloak, taken from the Emperor's fleeing baggage train; a chair made from the tree that marked the Duke of Wellington's command post on the battlefield; and one of George IV's most prized possessions – a table immortalising Napoleon's reign – are among the unique artefacts to go on display at Windsor Castle to mark the 200th anniversary of the momentous battle. ... Read more about Battlefield souvenirs go on display as Windsor Castle marks 200th anniversary of Waterloo

Napoleon's letter of surrender to go on display alongside previously unseen letter from the Duke of Wellington, who defeated him at Waterloo

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Letters written to the future monarch George IV by the Duke of Wellington and the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte – one proclaiming victory, the other defeat – will go on display at Windsor Castle from 31 January 2015. They are part of an exhibition and themed visit, Waterloo at Windsor: 1815 – 2015, which includes items seized from the battlefield, historic documents from the Royal Collection and the Royal Archives, and contemporary prints and drawings. ... Read more about Napoleon's letter of surrender to go on display alongside previously unseen letter from the Duke of Wellington, who defeated him at Waterloo

The dining table in the State Dining Room displayed with silver-gilt from the Grand Service

Celebrate the Christmas season at Windsor Castle

Friday, 28 November 2014

Windsor Castle's magnificent State Apartments have been transformed for the festive season with an array of decorations, from seasonal garlands lining the Grand Staircase to bedecked Christmas trees, including a Nordman Fir from the Windsor Great Park ... Read more about Celebrate the Christmas season at Windsor Castle

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

Title deed for Buckingham Palace, 1763

New exhibition and book mark the centenary of the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle

Friday, 16 May 2014

Since 1914 the iconic Round Tower of Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Archives – an unparalleled collection of documents relating to the history of the British Monarchy. From diaries and personal correspondence to account books and speeches, the Archives record and reflect some of the most significant moments in British history and provide a fascinating insight into the lives of monarchs and their families. ... Read more about New exhibition and book mark the centenary of the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle

Newly acquired portrait of Paul Sandby goes on display at Windsor Castle

Friday, 7 February 2014

He is known for his beautiful views of Windsor, providing a fascinating insight into life at the Castle during the reign of George III (1760–1820).  Now, 250 years later, ... Read more about Newly acquired portrait of Paul Sandby goes on display at Windsor Castle

A new picture hang in the State Apartments at Windsor Castle

Monday, 27 January 2014

From the end of January, visitors to Windsor Castle can enjoy some of the finest paintings of the Northern Renaissance, following the re-display of a number of works in the State Apartments.  The paintings at all royal residences are changed on a ... Read more about A new picture hang in the State Apartments at Windsor Castle

New exhibition of 18th-century watercolours of Windsor Castle

Friday, 3 January 2014

Twenty views of Windsor Castle by the great 18th-century watercolourists Paul and Thomas Sandby will go on display at the Castle from 7 February.  Created from the 1760s to the 1790s, they provide a fascinating insight into life at Windsor during the ... Read more about New exhibition of 18th-century watercolours of Windsor Castle

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