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Lunchtime lecture - A Crown from Ecuador: a Mystery to be Solved

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Palace of Holyroodhouse curator, Deborah Clarke, as she unravels the mystery of the Ecuadorian crown presented to Queen Victoria in 1862. ... Read more about Lunchtime lecture - A Crown from Ecuador: a Mystery to be Solved

Short recital: Tandernacken

Wednesday, 22 April 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 a selection of music from: ... Read more about Short recital: Tandernacken

Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Thursday, 23 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Pietre Dure is one of the most exotic and expensive of decorative art forms, where semi-precious hardstones are used to form 'pictures in stone', often with subjects of fruit, flowers and birds. This talk will look at the development of the art in ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

The King's Bed Chamber, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This tour enables blind and partially sighted visitors to get up close to objects behind the ropes in the Royal Dining Room, King's Bedchamber and Morning Drawing Room at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Palace of Holyroodhouse

Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This small group tour for visitors with hearing loss explores key works of art and historical themes in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, from its medieval origins to the present day. ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, to learn about the fascinating history of sundials and dialling. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Short talk - Outdoor Life at Osborne: pleasure and education

Thursday, 30 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Simon Spier, Curatorial Intern in Decorative Arts department, will focus on the relationship Queen Victoria and Prince Albert held with their garden at Osborne House. Not only was it a space for aesthetic experiments, but it also ... Read more about Short talk - Outdoor Life at Osborne: pleasure and education

The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Friday, 1 May 2015 to Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Groups can enjoy a guided tour through the fascinating Palace gardens combined with a visit to the Historic State Apartments. ... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 23 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Paint your own imagined paradise garden using a variety of Persian miniature-painting techniques on this course over four Saturdays in May. The Garden of Paradise is key to the literature, poetry, architecture and paintings of the Persian tradition. ... Read more about Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Family Saturdays in May 2015: Crowns and Coronations

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 30 May 2015
Windsor Castle

Join us in the Moat Room in May for special themed activities looking at Crowns and Coronations. In addition to our art and craft workshop, this month, there will be a special Crowns and Coronations activity trail around the State Apartments, with ... Read more about Family Saturdays in May 2015: Crowns and Coronations

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