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Royal Collection Trust/© Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Lecture - A Gift of Verse: The Poets Laureate and the Palace

Monday, 22 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Royal Collection Trust curators of 'Poetry for the Palace' explore the tales behind the exhibition's displays. ... Read more about Lecture - A Gift of Verse: The Poets Laureate and the Palace

Study Day - Designed to dazzle: Georgian royal interiors and furniture

Saturday, 20 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

A joint study day between Historic Royal Palaces and Royal Collection Trust will explore the fascinating and glittering world of Georgian royal interiors and furniture. ... Read more about Study Day - Designed to dazzle: Georgian royal interiors and furniture

Short talk - Portrait of an unknown man

Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Frans Hals, the Dutch master known for his iconic portrait, The Laughing Cavalier, is represented in the Royal Collection by a single painting of an unknown man. Allan Chin, ... Read more about Short talk - Portrait of an unknown man

Lecture - Regal Ragouts: courtly dining and cookery in early Georgian Britain

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Some remarkable shifts in culinary style and table display occurred in the early eighteenth century both at court and in the houses of the nobility. Join food historian Ivan Day as he investigates the evolution of royal dining, the nature of the food ... Read more about Lecture - Regal Ragouts: courtly dining and cookery in early Georgian Britain

Short Recital - CPEBach Sonata in D major Wq137

Wednesday, 17 September 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 - CPEBach Sonata in D major Wq137

Course - The Art of the Exotic: Chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 to Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Buckingham Palace

This two-day course explores how British craftsmen of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries invented their own fanciful versions of the East in a wide range of objects from wall coverings to ceramics, and from clocks to light fittings. ... Read more about Course - The Art of the Exotic: Chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Course - Life drawing: calm perfection and expressive communication

Saturday, 13 September 2014 to Sunday, 14 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Inspired by the Georgian period, an age of rapid change and extreme contrasts, this two-day drawing course will look at the elegance and calm perfection of Georgian classicism and consider how this informs our use of composition and proportion. Taught ... Read more about Course - Life drawing: calm perfection and expressive communication

Course - I'm a Poet and I Know It: Following the Laureates' Footsteps

Saturday, 13 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Liz Niven will explore Poetry for the Palace as the impetus for a workshop to unleash the poet in everyone. ... Read more about Course - I'm a Poet and I Know It: Following the Laureates' Footsteps

Short talk - Furnishing State Apartments for George I

Thursday, 11 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will explain how the palaces might have looked to a visitor to court during the reign of George I. From 1714 onwards quantities of new furniture were made for the ... Read more about Short talk - Furnishing State Apartments for George I

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