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

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

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. 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... Read more about Short talk - 'From Plant to Plate - Botanical Illustrations on Chelsea Porcelain'

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

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Short Course - The Royal Banquet, Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Saturday, 31 May 2014
Windsor Castle

The Great Kitchen at Windsor Castle is the oldest working kitchen in England. The food prepared here changed dramatically over the centuries as cooking techniques became ever-more sophisticated and as exotic new ingredients from across the world... Read more about Short Course - The Royal Banquet, Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Book Club: Moll Flanders and The First Georgians

Tuesday, 3 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an evening of art and literature with the launch of the Royal Collection Book club, inspired by The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy... Read more about Book Club: Moll Flanders and The First Georgians

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

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

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Air and Variations on “The harmonious blacksmith”

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk by exhibition curator Anna Reynolds, will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn by Mary of Modena with... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday Late: The Lost World of the Georgian Coffeehouse

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In this illustrated talk, drawing on works on display, historian Dr Matthew Green will take the audience on an immersive whirlwind tour of the trailblazing coffee and chocolate houses of Georgian London.... Read more about Thursday Late: The Lost World of the Georgian Coffeehouse

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Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the mid-eighteenth century pastel portraits were the height of fashion, expressing the new individuality and realism of the age. Arriving in England in 1853, Swiss... Read more about Short talk - Personalities in Pastel – Jean-Etienne Liotard and his portraits for the Dowager Princess of Wales

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion.  Topics include the process of constructing clothes, changing elements of dress throughout the 200 years and the representation of clothing in portraiture.  Speakers: Anna... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Short talk - A tale of two sketches - an insight into artistic technique

Thursday, 12 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Marco Ricci's Moses striking the Rock and Thomas Hudson's Portrait of George Frederick Handel are each preparatory oil sketches for larger scale eighteenth-century works. In... Read more about Short talk - A tale of two sketches - an insight into artistic technique

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