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Family Activities: The Victorians – hands on history

Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

From ink pots to candle stick holders – explore some of our Victorian objects and find out about life at the Palace during Queen Victoria’s reign in this ‘hands on history’ drop-in session

Suitable for children aged 5+... Read more about Family Activities: The Victorians – hands on history

Family Activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Touch and Feel, object handling activities

Friday, 17 August 2012 to Sunday, 19 August 2012
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Have you ever wondered how much a horse shoe weighs? What shape hats are worn by the coachmen? What does the shiny surface of a carriage feel like?... Read more about Family Activities: Touch and Feel, object handling activities

Poetry Writing with Joelle Taylor

Saturday, 18 August 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join performance poet, author and playwright Joelle Taylor in a poetry writing workshop for young people aged 15 to 19. Explore Leonardo da Vinci’s amazing anatomical drawings, then hone your writing with exercises and support from a professional poet... Read more about Poetry Writing with Joelle Taylor

Life Drawing: Structure and Form

Thursday, 23 August 2012 to Friday, 24 August 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Tutor: Sharon Brindle, from The Prince's Drawing School faculty.... Read more about Life Drawing: Structure and Form

Jumping-Jack-Skeleton

Family Day: Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

Saturday, 25 August 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us at The Queen’s Gallery for a day of family fun.... Read more about Family Day: Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

Children's drawing activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Family Fun at the Royal Mews

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 to Friday, 31 August 2012
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

The Royal Coat of Arms is carefully painted on the carriages of the Royal Mews. You can also see it on pound coins, important documents and some buildings such as churches and courts.... Read more about Family Activities: Family Fun at the Royal Mews

Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Friday, 31 August 2012 to Sunday, 4 November 2012
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

To mark the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, ten of Leonardo da Vinci’s finest drawings in the Royal Collection will tour to five venues across the UK. They have been selected to reflect Leonardo’s use of different media and the... Read more about Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Saturday, 1 September 2012 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of Scotland’s official residence of The Queen highlights both Holyrood’s dramatic past and the Palace’s important role today.... Read more about Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

Saturday, 1 September 2012 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both Holyrood’s dramatic past and the Palace’s important role today.... Read more about Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

The Queen watches a flypast of RAF Jaguars during her visit to RAF Coltishall, Norfolk, 17 November 2005. Photographer: Arthur Edwards, MBE, © The Sun

Exhibition Talk for groups: The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Tuesday, 4 September 2012 to Thursday, 25 October 2012
Windsor Castle

Sixty photographs of The Queen, including the work of leading press photographers of the past six decades, are brought together for a display at Windsor Castle to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee. For special-interest groups who would like to... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups: The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

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