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Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

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

Pietre Dure is one of the most exotic and expensive of decorative art forms, where semi-precious hardstones are used to form 'pictures in stone', often with subjects of fruit, flowers and birds. This talk will look at the development of the art in ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Short recital: Tandernacken

Wednesday, 22 April 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 a selection of music from: ... Read more about Short recital: Tandernacken

Children wear costume during family activity day

Family Activity Day - Painting Paradise

Saturday, 18 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us at The Queen's Gallery for a day of family fun. Take part in our exciting art workshops and interactive talks and learn how gardens have changed during the last four hundred years. ... Read more about Family Activity Day - Painting Paradise

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Saturday, 18 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Event Sold Out. This Easter holiday, join us for a very special family concert hosted by Bach to Baby, the critically acclaimed concert series for babies, tots and you. The event is organised as part of our Family Day to ... Read more about Bach to Baby Family Concert

Child trying on tricorn hat

Family Activities: Hold onto your hats

Thursday, 16 April 2015 to Friday, 17 April 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Explore the coachman's State Livery (uniform) and make your own tricorn hat. Why not decorate it with colourful drawings, ribbons and feathers and wear it during your visit – or even on your way home. ... Read more about Family Activities: Hold onto your hats

Short talk - British School, the Family of Henry VIII.

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

This fascinating painting offers a rare glimpse into the gardens which once adorned the palaces of Henry VIII. The view through the arched openings is the earliest surviving depiction of a recognisable garden in British art, that of Whitehall Palace. ... Read more about Short talk - British School, the Family of Henry VIII.

Short recital: Songs and solos from the English Golden Age

Wednesday, 8 April 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 a selection of music inspired by English Golden age songs from Daneyl, Dowland and ... Read more about Short recital: Songs and solos from the English Golden Age

Family enjoy the easter egg trail

Family Activities: Easter egg hunt at the Royal Mews

Sunday, 5 April 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Visit us on Easter Sunday and take part in our Easter egg hunt. Join us in the Learning Room to make and decorate your own Easter basket and then follow a treasure trail to find eggs hidden around the Royal Mews. ... Read more about Family Activities: Easter egg hunt at the Royal Mews

Short talk - The Restoration of the Sunflower Clock

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

The Sunflower clock has been totally restored and transformed for the Gardens in Art Exhibition, returning it to its early nineteenth-century appearance as depicted in the watercolour from the George IV pictorial inventory . This talk will cover the ... Read more about Short talk - The Restoration of the Sunflower Clock

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