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Exhibition special events - Royal gardens at Windsor

Wednesday, 24 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover how different monarchs influenced the evolution of the royal gardens at Windsor Castle with a free lunchtime lecture. ... Read more about Exhibition special events - Royal gardens at Windsor

Performance - Poet Alice Oswald: Paradise suspended

Thursday, 25 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join poet and former professional gardener Alice Oswald as she talks about her fascination with Milton's Paradise Lost. ... Read more about Performance - Poet Alice Oswald: Paradise suspended

Lecture - Holbein's drawings at Windsor Castle

Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Windsor Castle

Join Dr Susan Foister for this evening lecture looking at Hans Holbein's portrait drawings of the most powerful figures at the Tudor court of Henry VIII. ... Read more about Lecture - Holbein's drawings at Windsor Castle

Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Emma Stuart, Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, and Lizzie Keay, Collection Care Steward, examine the role of conserving and caring for rare gilded works of art. Emma will provide an overview of the work of the Royal Library and the history of ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 to Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, Emma Stuart, in the Gallery forĀ a 10-minute talk focusing on Queen Victoria's journal, More leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands. Emma will discuss the publication history of this ... Read more about Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

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

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

Study afternoon - Royal Hospitality: dining and entertaining at the Palace

Thursday, 17 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

This special afternoon of talks and lectures at Buckingham Palace explores changing fashions in dining, serving and entertaining throughout history as seen in dazzling table settings and paintings from the Royal Collection. Food historian Marc ... Read more about Study afternoon - Royal Hospitality: dining and entertaining at the Palace

Study day - The Art of the Exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Monday, 21 September 2015 to Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

This two-day course at Buckingham Palace explores how British craftsmen of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries invented their own fanciful versions of the East. ... Read more about Study day - The Art of the Exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Lecture - Magna Carta: the charter that changed the world

Monday, 28 September 2015
Windsor Castle

Hear Professor David Starkey explore the ongoing legacy of the Magna Carta in this one hour evening lecture in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Lecture - Magna Carta: the charter that changed the world

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