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Short talk - Popular Pursuits: Tea Drinking A Musical Tea Party

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This short talk begins with an introduction to Laroon's A Musical Tea Party which depicts a fashionable young lady taking tea from a Chinese porcelain tea service, as part of... Read more about Short talk - Popular Pursuits: Tea Drinking A Musical Tea Party

Course - Personal Treasures: A practical introduction to the intricate technique of portrait miniatures

Saturday, 17 May 2014 to Sunday, 18 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This course will be an opportunity to try out the materials and techniques of the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century miniaturist led by Philippa Abrahams, an artist who specialises in reconstructing artist's historical techniques.... Read more about Course - Personal Treasures: A practical introduction to the intricate technique of portrait miniatures

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Short Recital - Handel Presto from Suite No.3 in D minor HWV428

Wednesday, 21 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Presto from Suite No.3 in D minor HWV428

Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Thursday, 22 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, will discuss the conservation and restoration of a late-seventeenth-century Japanese lacquer cabinet. The talk will illuminate the process... Read more about Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

Friday, 23 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover the process behind the making of the BBC Four series and meet the experts.... Read more about Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

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Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

Thursday, 29 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the Chelsea porcelain manufactory, which produced a variety of plates and... Read more about Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

Concert - Harpsichord music for The First Georgians: Solo recital

Friday, 30 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Experience a rare recital by Robert Woolley on the harpsichord made for Frederick, Prince of Wales by Burkat Shudi in 1740.... Read more about Concert - Harpsichord music for The First Georgians: Solo recital

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Book Club: Moll Flanders and The First Georgians

Tuesday, 3 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an evening of art and literature with the launch of the Royal Collection Book club, inspired by The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy... Read more about Book Club: Moll Flanders and The First Georgians

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Short Recital - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

Wednesday, 4 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the mid-eighteenth century pastel portraits were the height of fashion, expressing the new individuality and realism of the age. Arriving in England in 1853, Swiss... Read more about Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

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