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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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Canaletto works on loan to the Holburne Museum

Monday, 6 July 2015

Three paintings from the Royal Collection by Italian landscape painter Canaletto have gone on display at the Holburne Museum in Bath.  The exhibition focuses on Canaletto's time in London.  He arrived in 1746 and remained for most of the next nine ... Read more about Canaletto works on loan to the Holburne Museum

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

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Thursday, 18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo and the Allied victory against Napoleon.  Throughout 2015, visitors to Windsor Castle can experience the special themed trail Waterloo at Windsor: 1815–2015, a ... Read more about Battlefield souvenirs go on display as Windsor Castle marks 200th anniversary of Waterloo