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Tiara from the Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration exhibition

Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration

Saturday, 30 June 2012 to Sunday, 7 October 2012

Buckingham Palace

Diamond, the hardest natural material known, carries associations of endurance and longevity. These qualities, allied to the purity, magnificence and value of the stones, have for centuries led rulers to deploy diamonds in regalia, jewellery and ... Read more about Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 14 July 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 21 July 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 28 July 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Saturday, 4 August 2012 to Sunday, 5 August 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Discover the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the company of an expert storyteller. Listen to famous and legendary tales about past Royal residents from King David I, to the tragic Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie and see them come to life. ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

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

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