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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

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

Study afternoon - Royal Hospitality: dining and entertaining at the Palace

Thursday, 17 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

This special afternoon of talks and lectures at Buckingham Palace explores changing fashions in dining, serving and entertaining throughout history as seen in dazzling table settings and paintings from the Royal Collection. Food historian Marc ... Read more about Study afternoon - Royal Hospitality: dining and entertaining at the Palace

The rear facade of Buckingham Palace seen from the garden lake

Access Event - BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour, Garden Highlights

Saturday, 19 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

Tour the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace with a hand-held BSL video tour, before joining a guided tour of the Palace gardens with BSL interpretation and lipspeaking support. ... Read more about Access Event - BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour, Garden Highlights

Study day - The Art of the Exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Monday, 21 September 2015 to Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

This two-day course at Buckingham Palace explores how British craftsmen of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries invented their own fanciful versions of the East. ... Read more about Study day - The Art of the Exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

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

Exhibition special event - In Conversation: Arcadia - Paradise found?

Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures as he talks to award-winning author Adam Nicolson about Arcadia – the idyllic vision of an unspoilt wilderness. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - In Conversation: Arcadia - Paradise found?

Child takes part in art activities at the mews

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Thursday, 29 October 2015 to Friday, 30 October 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
The Big Draw is a national campaign to get people drawing and is the biggest drawing event in the UK.
 
Gerrit Dou, Girl Chopping Onions, 1647

Exhibition Talk for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Thursday, 12 November 2015 to Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To enhance your group visit to both 'Masters of the Everyday', book an exclusive Exhibition Talk in The Queen's Gallery. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - Masters of the Everyday

High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

Friday, 13 November 2015 to Sunday, 14 February 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Portly squires and young dandies, Jane Austenesque heroines and their chaperones, dashing young officers and corrupt politicians.  Just some of the subjects of the keenly observant satires by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1757–1827). ... Read more about High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

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