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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

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

Short talk - William Kent - the first royal interior decorator

Thursday, 3 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The brilliant architect, landscape designer and artist William Kent was involved in many of the great building projects in Britain during the early eighteenth-century,... Read more about Short talk - William Kent - the first royal interior decorator

Short talk - 'A thing of more show than use'

Thursday, 10 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Early Georgian society developed a huge appetite for luxury goods – for fashionable porcelain, gold snuff boxes, elaborately rococo silver and the newest designs in fabric,... Read more about Short talk - 'A thing of more show than use'

Short Recital - Avison Leggerement from Sonata Prima Op.5

Wednesday, 16 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 - Avison Leggerement from Sonata Prima Op.5

Short talk - A Copper Uncovered

Thursday, 17 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk by Adelaide Izat, Paintings Conservator, traces the conservation and restoration of Maratti's Annunciation. Removal of discoloured varnish and overpaint has revealed... Read more about Short talk - A Copper Uncovered

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