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Short talk - The Coalport Porcelain Factory and floral encrusted wares

Thursday, 25 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Simon Spier, Curatorial Intern in the Decorative Arts department, will focus on the nineteenth-century 'encrusted wares' of the Coalport Porcelain Factory in Shropshire. These distinctive porcelain pieces reflect the enthusiasm for ... Read more about Short talk - The Coalport Porcelain Factory and floral encrusted wares

The Round Tower, Windsor Castle

Access Event - BSL Interpreted Guided Tour, Windsor Castle

Saturday, 27 June 2015
Windsor Castle

Join a BSL interpreted guided tour of the precincts of Windsor Castle. The visit includes entry into the State Apartments and St George's Chapel. ... Read more about Access Event - BSL Interpreted Guided Tour, Windsor Castle

Lecture - Holbein's drawings at Windsor Castle

Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Windsor Castle

Join Dr Susan Foister for this evening lecture looking at Hans Holbein's portrait drawings of the most powerful figures at the Tudor court of Henry VIII. ... Read more about Lecture - Holbein's drawings at Windsor Castle

Short talk - A comparison of the Cartouche embellished with a Garland of Flowers by Daniel Seghers and the Still Life of Azalea and Pansies by Henri Fantin Latour

Thursday, 2 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Fantin Latour confessed to a fear of becoming a ‘manufacturer of still lifes’, while Seghers made paintings of floral garlands as tokens of esteem. Rosanna de Sancha, Paintings Conservator, considers differences in technique of painting on copper by ... Read more about Short talk - A comparison of the Cartouche embellished with a Garland of Flowers by Daniel Seghers and the Still Life of Azalea and Pansies by Henri Fantin Latour

Family Saturdays in July 2015: The 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 the 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: The Magna Carta and the Castle

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

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 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

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

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