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Family Saturdays in May 2015: Crowns and Coronations

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 30 May 2015
Windsor Castle

Join us in the Moat Room in May for special themed activities looking at Crowns and Coronations. In addition to our art and craft workshop, this month, there will be a special Crowns and Coronations activity trail around the State Apartments, with ... Read more about Family Saturdays in May 2015: Crowns and Coronations

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

Tuesday, 5 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores the value of gold both as a prestigious metal and as a symbol of status and power. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an afternoon study day as you learn how to create your own garden with landscape architect and garden designer, Laura de Beden. ... Read more about Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Lecture - Wellington at Waterloo

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Windsor Castle

Join Saul David for an evening lecture on the Duke of Wellington at Waterloo in 1815. ... Read more about Lecture - Wellington at Waterloo

Short recital: De toutes Flours

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Music will include works from the following: ... Read more about Short recital: De toutes Flours

Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

Thursday, 7 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This book of hours is one of the finest late-medieval manuscripts in the Royal Library. Elizabeth Clark, Curator of Books and Manuscripts, will investigate how this fashionable, devotional book was made and used, and will trace its journey across ... Read more about Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

God in Majesty, French School (ca. 1400)

Creative course - All That Glitters

Saturday, 9 May 2015 to Sunday, 10 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Chloe Patience, fashion designer and director of Bebaroque, for this two-day creative embroidery course. ... Read more about Creative course - All That Glitters

Special event - Wimbledon College of Art costume Parade

Monday, 11 May 2015
Windsor Castle

As part of your visit to Windsor Castle enjoy a unique fashion parade through St George's Hall of visually stunning costumes created and modelled by second and third-year students of the Costume Design and Costume Interpretation courses at Wimbledon ... Read more about Special event - Wimbledon College of Art costume Parade

A detail from the cover of Francis Bacon's essay 'Of gardens'

Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Wednesday, 13 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the changing face of the garden in art and literature throughout history as seen in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Short talk - Illuminating Bacon's Garden: the art of Alberto Sangorski

Thursday, 14 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The name Sangorski is usually associated with fine bookbinding, but Alberto Sangorski's early love lay in illumination and calligraphy. Emma Stuart, Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, will look at Francis Bacon's treatise Of gardens and ... Read more about Short talk - Illuminating Bacon's Garden: the art of Alberto Sangorski

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