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Lecture - Two earls and an architect: a new style for Britain

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The arrival of a new dynasty on the throne of Great Britain provided an opportunity for a new national style to emerge, reflecting the ideals of liberty enshrined in the constitutional monarchy. ... Read more about Lecture - Two earls and an architect: a new style for Britain

Short talk - The Palaces of George I and George II

Thursday, 19 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

On the basis of the architectural drawings and watercolours in the exhibition, this talk by Wolf Burchard, Exhibition Curatorial Assistant, offers a virtual tour of the palaces and interiors inhabited by the first two Georges – most of which no longer ... Read more about Short talk - The Palaces of George I and George II

Lecture - Life at court through the eyes of Queen Caroline

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces, on a journey seen through the eyes of her favourite queen consort, Queen Caroline. ... Read more about Lecture - Life at court through the eyes of Queen Caroline

Short Recital - Williams Immitation of Birds

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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 era.

Katie Cowling (recorder)
Emily Bannister (recorder) ... Read more about Short Recital - Williams Immitation of Birds

Short talk - A tale of two sketches - an insight into artistic technique

Thursday, 12 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Marco Ricci's Moses striking the Rock and Thomas Hudson's Portrait of George Frederick Handel are each preparatory oil sketches for larger scale eighteenth-century works. ... Read more about Short talk - A tale of two sketches - an insight into artistic technique

Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In the mid-eighteenth century pastel portraits were the height of fashion, expressing the new individuality and realism of the age. ... Read more about Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

Thursday Late: The Lost World of the Georgian Coffeehouse

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In this illustrated talk, drawing on works on display, historian Dr Matthew Green will take the audience on an immersive whirlwind tour of the trailblazing coffee and chocolate houses of Georgian London. ... Read more about Thursday Late: The Lost World of the Georgian Coffeehouse

Short Recital - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

Wednesday, 4 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recital on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era.
... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

Two-manual harpsichord by Burkat Shudi

Concert - Harpsichord music for The First Georgians: Solo recital

Friday, 30 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Experience a rare recital by Robert Woolley on the harpsichord made for Frederick, Prince of Wales by Burkat Shudi in 1740. ... Read more about Concert - Harpsichord music for The First Georgians: Solo recital

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