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The Braemar Gathering, Deeside

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Friday, 16 November 2012 to Sunday, 24 February 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy the exhibition without the crowds, with an introductory talk by an expert guide, a private view of the exhibition and a glass of wine.

Minimum number 50 or booking value £750.00, maximum number 80.

£15.00 per person ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Flypast at RAF Coltishall

Private Morning Visit for groups - The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Friday, 16 November 2012 to Sunday, 24 February 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy the exhibtion without the crowds with one of our experts or your own guide.

Please note this is not a guided visit, but groups may bring their own tour guide.  Audio tours are also available. ... Read more about Private Morning Visit for groups - The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh

Private Evening View for groups - The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Friday, 16 November 2012 to Sunday, 24 February 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy the exhibition without the crowds with one of our experts or your own guide.

Please note the price includes a glass of wine and 20% discount in the Royal Collection shop.  ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Apollo and Diana by Lucas Cranach the Elder, c.1526

10-Minute Talk: Landscape into art - dark forests, gods and miracles

Thursday, 22 November 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In this talk Lucy Whitaker, Senior Curator of Paintings, will look at two of the German paintings in the exhibition which were painted in the same year. ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Landscape into art - dark forests, gods and miracles

The Queen: Portraits of a Monarch

Friday, 23 November 2012 to Sunday, 9 June 2013

Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most depicted women in the world. She has sat to numerous artists, from Cecil Beaton and Pietro Annigoni to Lucian Freud. ... Read more about The Queen: Portraits of a Monarch

Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth II, 1985

Exhibition Talk for groups - The Queen: Portraits of a Monarch

Friday, 23 November 2012 to Thursday, 6 June 2013
Windsor Castle

The Queen: Portraits of a Monarch presents a selection of official, commissioned and formal portraits of The Queen, gathered here from the different royal residences. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - The Queen: Portraits of a Monarch

Tapestry - Triumph of Time over Fame

Lecture: Politics, religion and culture explored through two Renaissance tapestries

Wednesday, 28 November 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Dr. Maria Hayward, Author and Textile Historian

Discover the significance of two remarkable Tudor tapestries on display in the exhibition. One is linked with a powerful dynastic marriage and the other to Wolsey’s rise to power. ... Read more about Lecture: Politics, religion and culture explored through two Renaissance tapestries

Probably Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, The Dürer Cup, 1827

10-Minute Talk: Dürer and the art of the goldsmith

Thursday, 29 November 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

‘All kinds of wonderful objects of various uses, much more beautiful to me than miracles’: this observation was made by the artist Albrecht Dürer on seeing the gold and silver treasures presented to the Emperor Charles V. ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Dürer and the art of the goldsmith

North-German, probably Brunswick, Parts of a Field Garniture with associated Helmet, Gauntlets, Greaves and Sabatons, 1800

10-Minute Talk: Beauty and menace

Thursday, 6 December 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Artists played an important role, not only in inspiring the complex and costly techniques employed in the decoration of armour, but also in its actual creation. ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Beauty and menace

Family Activities: Victorian Christmas Storytelling

Sunday, 9 December 2012
Windsor Castle

Come and join our festive storytelling sessions taking place in St George's Hall with professional storyteller, Olivia Armstrong. ... Read more about Family Activities: Victorian Christmas Storytelling

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