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The Royal Collection has collaborated with BBC Radio 4 to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. A new eight-part series, The Art of Monarchy, illuminates the long history of the monarchy through the works of art that British kings and queens have acquired. The programmes present objects from Balmoral Castle in Scotland to the Royal Library at Windsor; and from the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. These objects illustrate such diverse themes as faith, progress, war and legacy.

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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

Image of the Christmas tree in the Great Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse being decorated.

A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 5 December 2014

The Palace of Holyroodhouse has had a festive makeover. From today until 6 January, the Palace's historic State Apartments are adorned with lights, decorations, and rich foliage, making the Palace the ideal place to visit to get into the Christmas spirit. ... Read more about A Royal Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse