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Short talk - A comparison of the Cartouche embellished with a Garland of Flowers by Daniel Seghers and the Still Life of Azalea and Pansies by Henri Fantin Latour

Thursday, 2 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Fantin Latour confessed to a fear of becoming a ‘manufacturer of still lifes’, while Seghers made paintings of floral garlands as tokens of esteem. Rosanna de Sancha, Paintings Conservator, considers differences in technique of painting on copper by ... Read more about Short talk - A comparison of the Cartouche embellished with a Garland of Flowers by Daniel Seghers and the Still Life of Azalea and Pansies by Henri Fantin Latour

Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Thursday, 9 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Desmond Shawe- Taylor, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, as he discusses Rembrandt's Christ as a gardener, which depicts Mary Magdalen's encounter with the risen Christ and follows St John's Gospel with imaginative fidelity. The facts recounted ... Read more about Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Thursday, 16 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the pair of sundials in the exhibition made by the eminent English clockmaker Thomas Tompion. The sundials combine the sciences of horology, astronomy and ... Read more about Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Short talk - Flora Danica

Thursday, 23 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the porcelain made by the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory in a pattern called Flora Danica. The first service was originally intended for Catherine the Great of ... Read more about Short talk - Flora Danica

The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour for groups

Saturday, 25 July 2015 to Sunday, 27 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

Enjoy a leisurely day out at Buckingham Palace and combine a ticket to the State Rooms with a guided tour of the most remarkable features of the famous garden. ... Read more about The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour for groups

A Royal Welcome

Saturday, 25 July 2015 to Sunday, 27 September 2015

The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Experience A Royal Welcome at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about A Royal Welcome

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Short talk - A Primitive Hut

Thursday, 30 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sir William Chambers’ long association with the royal family began with his appointment as architect to the widowed Augusta, Princess of Wales, and architectural tutor to her son, the future George III. In this capacity, Chambers began work on a ... Read more about Short talk - A Primitive Hut

A view of the front of Clarence House and garden

Private Guided Tour of Clarence House for groups

Saturday, 1 August 2015 to Sunday, 30 August 2015
Clarence House

For a very special visit to Clarence House, your group can book a private late-afternoon tour of this beautiful residence with an expert guide. ... Read more about Private Guided Tour of Clarence House for groups

Visitor with the mews handling collection

Family Activities: Touch and feel object handling sessions

Saturday, 1 August 2015 to Sunday, 30 August 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Each weekend this August join us in the Learning Room to explore objects from our handling collection. Take inspiration from the garments on view and put together a new livery (a special uniform) for Albert the Coachman. ... Read more about Family Activities: Touch and feel object handling sessions

A view of the garden of Buckingham Palace as seen on a Garden Highlights Tour.

The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour

Monday, 3 August 2015 to Sunday, 27 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

Enjoy a leisurely day out at Buckingham Palace and combine a visit to the State Rooms with a guided tour of the most remarkable features of the garden. ... Read more about The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour

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