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Family Activities: Hands on History

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 to Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Tuesdays only

What is the Royal Collection? Get up close and find out about the weird and wonderful objects collected by royalty over the last 500 years. ... Read more about Family Activities: Hands on History

Future events

Family Activities: Secret Stairs and Corridors

Thursday, 9 July 2015 to Thursday, 27 August 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Thursdays only

A sneak peak behind the ropes and through secret passages. Walk the servant's corridor and explore a selection of historical rooms. ... Read more about Family Activities: Secret Stairs and Corridors

Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Thursday, 9 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Desmond Shawe- Taylor, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, as he discusses Rembrandt's Christ as a gardener, which depicts Mary Magdalen's encounter with the risen Christ and follows St John's Gospel with imaginative fidelity. The facts recounted ... Read more about Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Family Event Day: Jacobite Family Fun

Sunday, 12 July 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for families. Visit us for a day of Jacobite themed activities. ... Read more about Family Event Day: Jacobite Family Fun

Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Thursday, 16 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the pair of sundials in the exhibition made by the eminent English clockmaker Thomas Tompion. The sundials combine the sciences of horology, astronomy and ... Read more about Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Maidenhead Citadel Band of The Salvation Army at Windsor Castle

Band concert 2015: Maidenhead Salvation Army Band

Sunday, 19 July 2015
Windsor Castle

Maidenhead Salvation Army Band will perform on the Windsor Castle’s Jubilee bandstand as part of the Castle's summer Band Concerts programme. ... Read more about Band concert 2015: Maidenhead Salvation Army Band

Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Emma Stuart, Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, and Lizzie Keay, Collection Care Steward, examine the role of conserving and caring for rare gilded works of art. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 to Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, Emma Stuart, in the Gallery for a 10-minute talk focusing on Queen Victoria's journal, More leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands. Emma will discuss the publication history of this ... Read more about Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Short talk - Flora Danica

Thursday, 23 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the porcelain made by the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory in a pattern called Flora Danica. The first service was originally intended for Catherine the Great of ... Read more about Short talk - Flora Danica

The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour for groups

Saturday, 25 July 2015 to Sunday, 27 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

Enjoy a leisurely day out at Buckingham Palace and combine a ticket to the State Rooms with a guided tour of the most remarkable features of the famous garden. ... Read more about The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour for groups

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