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Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Anna Reynolds, Curator of Paintings, as she explores how clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn ... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Short talk - Talking Frames

Thursday, 17 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will introduce you to the much-maligned world of the picture frame and will look more closely at how style, taste and class during the Georgian period influenced the ... Read more about Short talk - Talking Frames

The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 and Kensington Palace

Thursday, 17 April 2014 to Friday, 25 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Explore the Georgian era in more detail with a combined visit to The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-60 and Kensington Palace. ... Read more about The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 and Kensington Palace

Family Activities: Easter Egg Hunt in the Royal Mews

Monday, 14 April 2014 to Tuesday, 15 April 2014
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
Visit us in April and take part in our Easter Egg Hunt.
 

Concert - The Early Music Show at The Queen's Gallery

Tuesday, 8 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join BBC Radio 3's Early Music Show for a special performance by Carole Cerasi who will play the harpsichord made for Frederick. Prince of Wales. ... Read more about Concert - The Early Music Show at The Queen's Gallery

Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 7 April 2014 to Monday, 21 April 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse and search for hidden Easter eggs. Learn about the history of the Palace and gardens, solve riddles and hunt for the eggs to gain a special Easter treat. Get creative and visit the Palace Family Room and make your ... Read more about Family Activities: Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Fabulous Fashions from Henry to George

Saturday, 5 April 2014 to Thursday, 17 April 2014
Windsor Castle

Join us for some exciting family activities looking at 300 years of royal fashion from Henry VIII to George III. ... Read more about Fabulous Fashions from Henry to George

Re: Style

Tuesday, 1 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join students from Edinburgh College of Art as they animate In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion with their contemporary responses to the style of the 16th and 17th-century courts.  First and second year Fashion, Textile Design ... Read more about Re: Style

Short Course: Art at the Tudor Court

Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Windsor Castle

Hans Holbein was a brilliant propagandist as 'King's Painter' to Henry VIII, but at the same time captured a more intimate glimpse of the great personalities of the Tudor court. This two-day course (26 March and 2 April) offers the opportunity to ... Read more about Short Course: Art at the Tudor Court

Children drawing in the Royal Mews activity room

Family Activities: Learning Room open

Saturday, 22 March 2014
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Drop into the Learning Room during your visit and use our paper-based activities to create an outfit for Albert the Coachman or design your own carriage to take home.    ... Read more about Family Activities: Learning Room open

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