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Short Recital - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

Wednesday, 1 October 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 - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

Short talk - The Taste of the Town

Thursday, 25 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the eighteenth century, England made its name as a centre for the manufacture of luxury goods. Yet for the most prestigious art forms – painting and music – the fashionable ... Read more about Short talk - The Taste of the Town

Study Day - Designed to dazzle: Georgian royal interiors and furniture

Saturday, 20 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

A joint study day between Historic Royal Palaces and Royal Collection Trust will explore the fascinating and glittering world of Georgian royal interiors and furniture. ... Read more about Study Day - Designed to dazzle: Georgian royal interiors and furniture

Short talk - Portrait of an unknown man

Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Frans Hals, the Dutch master known for his iconic portrait, The Laughing Cavalier, is represented in the Royal Collection by a single painting of an unknown man. Allan Chin, ... Read more about Short talk - Portrait of an unknown man

Lecture - Regal Ragouts: courtly dining and cookery in early Georgian Britain

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Some remarkable shifts in culinary style and table display occurred in the early eighteenth century both at court and in the houses of the nobility. Join food historian Ivan Day as he investigates the evolution of royal dining, the nature of the food ... Read more about Lecture - Regal Ragouts: courtly dining and cookery in early Georgian Britain

Short Recital - CPEBach Sonata in D major Wq137

Wednesday, 17 September 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 - CPEBach Sonata in D major Wq137

Course - Life drawing: calm perfection and expressive communication

Saturday, 13 September 2014 to Sunday, 14 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Inspired by the Georgian period, an age of rapid change and extreme contrasts, this two-day drawing course will look at the elegance and calm perfection of Georgian classicism and consider how this informs our use of composition and proportion. Taught ... Read more about Course - Life drawing: calm perfection and expressive communication

Concert - Chamber Music for The First Georgians

Thursday, 11 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Delight in a concert of chamber music in the setting of The First Georgians ... Read more about Concert - Chamber Music for The First Georgians

Short talk - Furnishing State Apartments for George I

Thursday, 11 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will explain how the palaces might have looked to a visitor to court during the reign of George I. From 1714 onwards quantities of new furniture were made for the ... Read more about Short talk - Furnishing State Apartments for George I

Short talk - Growing Up in the Eighteenth Century

Thursday, 4 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. By the middle of the eighteenth century, attitudes to children and childhood were starting to change. Children were no longer regarded as small adults and a new importance on ... Read more about Short talk - Growing Up in the Eighteenth Century

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