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Short talk - Pictures in stone

Thursday, 3 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Hard stone panels, often depicting birds or flowers, were a speciality of Florence and Rome in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Later, the panels were claimed as individual works of art and incorporated into fashionable furniture. Hard ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in stone

Short talk - Flora Danica

Thursday, 10 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the porcelain made by the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory in a pattern called Flora Danica. The first service was originally intended for Catherine the Great of ... Read more about Short talk - Flora Danica

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

Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 15 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Spend an evening with author Lynda Waterhouse for a discussion of art and literature inspired by Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. The novel tells a story of one woman's struggle to create a Japanese garden in the ... Read more about Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Wednesday, 16 September 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 medieval music by Dufay, Machaut, Landin and Adam de la Halle of caccias, imitative bird ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

Thursday, 17 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The architect and draughtsman Thomas Sandby (1721-1798) was employed as Deputy Ranger of Windsor Great Park under William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. He designed several grottoes, cascades and bridges for his royal patron. Rosie Razzall, Curator of ... Read more about Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

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

Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

Thursday, 24 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Mark Lane, Gardens Manager will discuss the Buckingham Palace Garden location of The Queen's Garden Parties and other Royal Entertainment throughout the garden's history. The talk will look at how the garden has changed from the view as seen in ... Read more about Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

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