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Family Saturdays in July 2015: Magna Carta and the Castle

Saturday, 4 July 2015 to Saturday, 25 July 2015
Windsor Castle

Go back to the Middle Ages and the time of Magna Carta by joining us to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of this important document. On Saturday, 11 July, join us in St George's Hall to hear about William Marshall, 'The ... Read more about Family Saturdays in July 2015: Magna Carta and the Castle

Bracknell and Wokingham Community Band

Band concert 2015: Bracknell and Wokingham Community Band

Sunday, 5 July 2015
Windsor Castle

The Bracknell and Wokingham Community Band will be performing at Windsor Castle’s Jubilee Bandstand on Sunday, 5 July 2015. ... Read more about Band concert 2015: Bracknell and Wokingham Community Band

Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 6 July 2015 to Sunday, 30 August 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Take our summer quiz, enjoy a range of craft activities and dress up like royality with new costumes added for 2015. ... Read more about Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

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

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