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Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 23 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Paint your own imagined paradise garden using a variety of Persian miniature-painting techniques on this course over four Saturdays in May. The Garden of Paradise is key to the literature, poetry, architecture and paintings of the Persian tradition. ... Read more about Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an afternoon study day as you learn how to create your own garden with landscape architect and garden designer, Laura de Beden. ... Read more about Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

A detail from the cover of Francis Bacon's essay 'Of gardens'

Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Wednesday, 13 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the changing face of the garden in art and literature throughout history as seen in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Exhibition special event - Thursday Late: Fashion for flowers; passion for plants

Thursday, 14 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for a multi-sensory late opening event immersed in the world of plants and flowers at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Thursday Late: Fashion for flowers; passion for plants

Detail from an Islamic manuscript showing two figures in a garden setting

Access Event - Verbal description: Persian paradise – 'to happily strut in the garden of the page'

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This afternoon event for blind and partially-sighted visitors at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will describe the past exotic world of Persian gardens represented in the Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden exhibition. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal description: Persian paradise – 'to happily strut in the garden of the page'

Exhibition special event - An Evening with Monty Don

Thursday, 21 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for a special evening event with BBC Gardeners' World presenter and gardening writer Monty Don at The Queen's Gallery. Begin the evening with a complimentary glass of wine, a private view of the exhibition Painting Paradise: The ... Read more about Exhibition special event - An Evening with Monty Don

Family Activities: Horses Galore

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 to Friday, 29 May 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
Follow our Family Multimedia Guide to find out more about these special residents of the Royal Mews and then join us in the Learning Room to create your own hobby horse. 
 

Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Gardens of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 9 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This evening book club event will embrace art and literature with a discussion of Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Gardens of Evening Mists

The Horticultural Gardens, South Kensington, William Leighton Leitch

Access Event - Painting Paradise D/deaf event

Wednesday, 17 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Deaf lecturer John Wilson for an evening visit to the Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Access Event - Painting Paradise D/deaf event

Study day - Royal gardens from Hampton Court Palace to Buckingham Palace

Saturday, 20 June 2015
Hampton Court Palace

Join us for a study day beginning at Hampton Court Palace and finishing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Study day - Royal gardens from Hampton Court Palace to Buckingham Palace

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