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Short talk - Fabergé Flowers: Miracles in Miniature

Thursday, 20 August 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Senior Curator of Decorative Arts Caroline de Guitaut as she reveals the symbolism and craftsmanship of Fabergé's exquisite and renowned flower studies.  Gold, precious stones and enamel were combined to produce highly realistic studies of wild ... Read more about Short talk - Fabergé Flowers: Miracles in Miniature

Short talk - The Picturesque Garden

Thursday, 27 August 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The growing interest in Gothic heritage in Britain during the eighteenth century - which manifested itself prominently in the fields of architecture and literature - also had an influence on the gardens of the period. This talk by Carly Collier, Print ... Read more about Short talk - The Picturesque Garden

Short recital: Giovanni Gabrieli and Thomas Lupo

Wednesday, 2 September 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 music by Giovanni Gabrieli and Thomas Lupo. ... Read more about Short recital: Giovanni Gabrieli and Thomas Lupo

Short talk - Pictures in stone

Thursday, 3 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Hard stone panels, often depicting birds or flowers, were a speciality of Florence and Rome in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Later, the panels were claimed as individual works of art and incorporated into fashionable furniture. Hard ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in stone

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

Short talk - Flora Danica

Thursday, 10 September 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

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

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Wednesday, 16 September 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 medieval music by Dufay, Machaut, Landin and Adam de la Halle of caccias, imitative bird ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

Thursday, 17 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The architect and draughtsman Thomas Sandby (1721-1798) was employed as Deputy Ranger of Windsor Great Park under William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. He designed several grottoes, cascades and bridges for his royal patron. Rosie Razzall, Curator of ... Read more about Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

Thursday, 24 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Mark Lane, Gardens Manager will discuss the Buckingham Palace Garden location of The Queen's Garden Parties and other Royal Entertainment throughout the garden's history. The talk will look at how the garden has changed from the view as seen in ... Read more about Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

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