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Short talk - Pictures in stone

Thursday, 3 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Hard stone panels, often depicting birds or flowers, were a speciality of Florence and Rome in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Later, the panels were claimed as individual works of art and incorporated into fashionable furniture. Hard ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in stone

Performance - Concert: An evening at Vauxhall Gardens

Thursday, 10 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for an evening of live music once enjoyed by visitors to the famous and historic Vauxhall Gardens in the second half of the eighteenth century. ... Read more about Performance - Concert: An evening at Vauxhall Gardens

Short talk - The Garden of the Page

Thursday, 10 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings will explore the origins of the idea of the garden as paradise. Looking in detail at the earliest Islamic manuscript in the Royal Collection, we will discover how the Persian love of gardens ... Read more about Short talk - The Garden of the Page

Creative Course - Design Workshop: The garden inside

Monday, 14 September 2015 to Friday, 18 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Create your own stylised floral motif inspired by nature over this five day course. ... Read more about Creative Course - Design Workshop: The garden inside

Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Spend an evening with author Lynda Waterhouse for a discussion of art and literature inspired by Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. The novel tells a story of one woman's struggle to create a Japanese garden in the ... Read more about Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy medieval music by Dufay, Machaut, Landin and Adam de la Halle of caccias, imitative bird ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

Thursday, 17 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The architect and draughtsman Thomas Sandby (1721-1798) was employed as Deputy Ranger of Windsor Great Park under William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. He designed several grottoes, cascades and bridges for his royal patron. Rosie Razzall, Curator of ... Read more about Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

Thursday, 24 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Mark Lane, Gardens Manager will discuss the Buckingham Palace Garden location of The Queen's Garden Parties and other Royal Entertainment throughout the garden's history. The talk will look at how the garden has changed from the view as seen in ... Read more about Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the ways that Islamic gardens have been based upon the archetype of the Gardens of Paradise during this free lunchtime lecture. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part II

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy medieval music by Dufay, Machaut, Landin and Adam de la Halle of caccias, imitative bird ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part II

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