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Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In the mid-eighteenth century pastel portraits were the height of fashion, expressing the new individuality and realism of the age. Arriving in England in 1853, Swiss pastellist Jean-Etienne Liotard found patronage at the enlightened court of Augusta, ... Read more about Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

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

Wednesday, 4 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recital on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era.
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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

Two-manual harpsichord by Burkat Shudi

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

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

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

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 three-dimensional tableware during the mid-eighteenth century. These reflected the growing ... Read more about Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

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

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

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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