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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 - 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

Short Recital - Williams Immitation of Birds

Wednesday, 18 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 - Williams Immitation of Birds

Lecture - Life at court through the eyes of Queen Caroline

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces, on a journey seen through the eyes of her favourite queen consort, Queen Caroline.... Read more about Lecture - Life at court through the eyes of Queen Caroline

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Short talk - The Palaces of George I and George II

Thursday, 19 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. On the basis of the architectural drawings and watercolours in the exhibition, this talk by Wolf Burchard, Exhibition Curatorial Assistant, offers a virtual tour of the palaces... Read more about Short talk - The Palaces of George I and George II

Lecture - Two earls and an architect: a new style for Britain

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The arrival of a new dynasty on the throne of Great Britain provided an opportunity for a new national style to emerge, reflecting the ideals of liberty enshrined in the constitutional monarchy. Join Rufus Bird, Deputy Surveyor of The Queen's Works of... Read more about Lecture - Two earls and an architect: a new style for Britain

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Short talk - Old Master Collecting

Thursday, 26 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Eighteenth-century collectors had clear ideas about painting. They wished to buy works which were serious, expressive and classically beautiful. In the story of collecting we... Read more about Short talk - Old Master Collecting

Lecture - Rediscovered? The Marriage Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

Wednesday, 2 July 2014
Windsor Castle

Dr Jonathan Foyle, Chief Executive of World Monuments Fund Britain, broadcaster and a former Curator at Hampton Court Palace, presents a fascinating detective story. ... Read more about Lecture - Rediscovered? The Marriage Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

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Short Recital - Arne Menuet and variation from Sonata No.3 in G major

Wednesday, 2 July 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 - Arne Menuet and variation from Sonata No.3 in G major

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