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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

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 27 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public. Along with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

Study Day - Dürer and German Renaissance Art

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Windsor Castle

So much of the life and art of Albrecht Dürer was revolutionary and extraordinary. This study day will include a private view of the ground-breaking prints which won him immediate, international fame. Dürer effectively introduced the Renaissance into ... Read more about Study Day - Dürer and German Renaissance Art

Short Recital - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

Wednesday, 1 October 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 - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

A castle warden guides visitors through the Great Kitchen at Windsor Castle

Guided Private Tour for groups - Great Kitchen to State Apartments

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 to Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Windsor Castle

This tour gives an extraordinary insight into the behind-the-scenes life of the Castle. ... Read more about Guided Private Tour for groups - Great Kitchen to State Apartments

Short talk - Jacobite prints

Thursday, 2 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. George I and George II faced continued threats to their rule from the rival Stuart Princes, who also claimed the British crown.  Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and ... Read more about Short talk - Jacobite prints

Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Thursday, 2 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The concert offers an enchanting dialogue between the visual arts and associated music, with pieces by celebrated eighteenth-century composers such as Croft, Handel and Haydn. ... Read more about Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour

Saturday, 4 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works and themes in the exhibition.  To reserve your free place contact the Learning bookings team (details below). ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour

Black and white photography of Carol Ann Duffy © Jemima Kuhfeld

Special Event - Carol Ann Duffy: An Evening with the Laureate and her Poetry

Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, is accompanied by virtuoso musician John Sampson for a very special evening of poetry and music. ... Read more about Special Event - Carol Ann Duffy: An Evening with the Laureate and her Poetry

Short talk - A Venetian view of London

Thursday, 9 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The visit of the celebrated vedute painter Canaletto to England in 1747 was part of a tradition of important Venetian artists working in the country. Canaletto is known for his ... Read more about Short talk - A Venetian view of London

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