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Concert - Chamber Music for The First Georgians

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

Delight in a concert of chamber music in the setting of The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714–1760 as students from Historical... Read more about Concert - Chamber Music for The First Georgians

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

Lecture - Windsor Castle: The Tudor and Stuart monarchs at home

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Windsor Castle

Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage, is a leading historian, former museum director, and broadcaster. His ground-breaking and authoritative books on royal palaces, including Hampton Court and Whitehall, celebrate their magnificent... Read more about Lecture - Windsor Castle: The Tudor and Stuart monarchs at home

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Short talk - Collecting history

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

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk by Jennifer Scott, Curator of Paintings, will look at the portraits of Edward III and Richard II to assess why Queen Caroline was intent on buying images of medieval... Read more about Short talk - Collecting history

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

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Short talk - The Taste of the Town

Thursday, 25 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the eighteenth century, England made its name as a centre for the manufacture of luxury goods. Yet for the most prestigious art forms – painting and music – the fashionable... Read more about Short talk - The Taste of the Town

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