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Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an afternoon study day as you learn how to create your own garden with landscape architect and garden designer, Laura de Beden. ... Read more about Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Lecture - Wellington at Waterloo

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Windsor Castle

Join Saul David for an evening lecture on the Duke of Wellington at Waterloo in 1815. ... Read more about Lecture - Wellington at Waterloo

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

Tuesday, 5 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores the value of gold both as a prestigious metal and as a symbol of status and power. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

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

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 - 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

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

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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 talk - British School, the Family of Henry VIII.

Thursday, 9 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This fascinating painting offers a rare glimpse into the gardens which once adorned the palaces of Henry VIII. The view through the arched openings is the earliest surviving depiction of a recognisable garden in British art, that of Whitehall Palace. ... Read more about Short talk - British School, the Family of Henry VIII.

Short recital: Songs and solos from the English Golden Age

Wednesday, 8 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 inspired by English Golden age songs from Daneyl, Dowland and ... Read more about Short recital: Songs and solos from the English Golden Age

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