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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

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

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part II

Wednesday, 30 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 II

Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the ways that Islamic gardens have been based upon the archetype of the Gardens of Paradise during this free lunchtime lecture. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise

Short talk - Merian and Metamorphosis

Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The beautiful painted botanical and entomological drawings of Maria Sybilla Merian were made in the years around 1700 and straddle art and science. Looking closely at the two sheets by Merian on display, Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and ... Read more about Short talk - Merian and Metamorphosis

Exhibition special event - In Conversation: Arcadia - Paradise found?

Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures as he talks to award-winning author Adam Nicolson about Arcadia – the idyllic vision of an unspoilt wilderness. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - In Conversation: Arcadia - Paradise found?

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