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Short Recital - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

Wednesday, 4 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recital on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era.
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Two-manual harpsichord by Burkat Shudi

Concert - Harpsichord music for The First Georgians: Solo recital

Friday, 30 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Experience a rare recital by Robert Woolley on the harpsichord made for Frederick, Prince of Wales by Burkat Shudi in 1740. ... Read more about Concert - Harpsichord music for The First Georgians: Solo recital

Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

Thursday, 29 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the Chelsea porcelain manufactory, which produced a variety of plates and three-dimensional tableware during the mid-eighteenth century. These reflected the growing ... Read more about Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

Family Activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Hold onto your Hats

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 to Friday, 30 May 2014
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join us in May to explore the coachman’s State Livery and other objects from our handling collection. ... Read more about Family Activities: Hold onto your Hats

In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Monday, 26 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Family Activities: Crowns and Coronations

Saturday, 24 May 2014 to Sunday, 1 June 2014
Windsor Castle

Make your own crown or Swords of State in our art workshop and follow a special themed activity trail to learn more about The Queen. ... Read more about Family Activities: Crowns and Coronations

Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

Friday, 23 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover the process behind the making of the BBC Four series and meet the experts. ... Read more about Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Thursday, 22 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, will discuss the conservation and restoration of a late-seventeenth-century Japanese lacquer cabinet. The talk will illuminate the process of removing aged layers ... Read more about Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

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