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Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Thursday, 22 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, will discuss the conservation and restoration of a late-seventeenth-century Japanese lacquer cabinet. The talk will illuminate the process... Read more about Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

Friday, 23 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover the process behind the making of the BBC Four series and meet the experts.... Read more about Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

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In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Monday, 26 May 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. Mal Burkinshaw, Programme Director of Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art, and Jill Burke, Senior Lecturer in History of Art,... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Study Day - A Journey through Time: Royal Clocks at Windsor Castle

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Windsor Castle

Join Steven Davidson, Royal Clockmaker, for a fascinating introduction to the history of clocks from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. The Royal Collection boasts some of the most important clocks by the greatest makers in the world. Not only... Read more about Study Day - A Journey through Time: Royal Clocks at Windsor Castle

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Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

Thursday, 29 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the Chelsea porcelain manufactory, which produced a variety of plates and... Read more about Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

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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Short Course - The Royal Banquet, Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Saturday, 31 May 2014
Windsor Castle

The Great Kitchen at Windsor Castle is the oldest working kitchen in England. The food prepared here changed dramatically over the centuries as cooking techniques became ever-more sophisticated and as exotic new ingredients from across the world... Read more about Short Course - The Royal Banquet, Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Book Club: Moll Flanders and The First Georgians

Tuesday, 3 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an evening of art and literature with the launch of the Royal Collection Book club, inspired by The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy... Read more about Book Club: Moll Flanders and The First Georgians

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

Wednesday, 4 June 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 - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

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

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