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Largest exhibition of Her Majesty The Queen's wardrobe ever shown in Scotland to open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 5 February 2016

The largest exhibition of The Queen's dress and accessories ever shown in Scotland will open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on 21 April 2016, Her Majesty's 90th birthday. ... Read more about Largest exhibition of Her Majesty The Queen's wardrobe ever shown in Scotland to open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Buckingham Palace chosen by children as the first Google virtual-reality school visit in the UK

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Buckingham Palace is the first UK landmark to be part of an innovative VR (virtual-reality) project with Google designed specially for schools.  ... Read more about Buckingham Palace chosen by children as the first Google virtual-reality school visit in the UK

'The Last of the Tide' opens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Twelve portraits of D-Day veterans, commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales, are now on display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.   The exhibition, The Last of the Tide, pays tribute to the extraordinary men that played a role in the D-Day landi ... Read more about 'The Last of the Tide' opens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

ITV 'Good Morning Britain' broadcast live from Windsor Castle

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

ITV's 'Good Morning Britain' broadcast live from Windsor Castle on Wednesday, 9 December as part of their coverage of this year's Christmas display. Presented by Laura Tobin, the broadcast included interviews with a Royal Collection Trust curator as well as carol performances by Montem Academy school choir. ... Read more about ITV 'Good Morning Britain' broadcast live from Windsor Castle

Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 4 December 2015

This Christmas the Palace of Holyroodhouse has had a merry makeover, with the official Scottish residence of The Queen decked inside and out for the festive period.  Until 5 January visitors to the Palace can enjoy displays of trees, wreaths and garlan ... Read more about Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Kings and Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Royal Collection Trust has produced its first ever children's iPad app, which illustrates the fascinating royal history of Britain. ... Read more about Kings and Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History

Christmas tree in St George's Hall, Windsor Castle

Regency-themed display at Windsor Castle shows how Christmas was celebrated by the Prince Regent in the early 19th-century

Monday, 23 November 2015

Until 5 January 2016, the State Apartments at Windsor Castle will be transformed with a festive Regency-themed display to show how the Prince Regent (the future George IV) celebrated Christmas at the Castle in the early-19th century. ... Read more about Regency-themed display at Windsor Castle shows how Christmas was celebrated by the Prince Regent in the early 19th-century

Dutch masterpieces collected by kings and queens since Charles I go on display in a new exhibition

Friday, 13 November 2015

The first painting by Rembrandt van Rijn to reach England and one of fewer than 40 known paintings by Johannes Vermeer are among the highlights of Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer, a new exhibition which has opened  ... Read more about Dutch masterpieces collected by kings and queens since Charles I go on display in a new exhibition

Conservation ahead of new exhibition reveals surprising element to 17th-century Dutch painting

Friday, 6 November 2015

Work undertaken by Royal Collection Trust conservators ahead of a new exhibition opening at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace next week has revealed a surprising element to a 17th-century Dutch painting.  Painstaking cleaning has uncovered a squat ... Read more about Conservation ahead of new exhibition reveals surprising element to 17th-century Dutch painting

Tickets for 2016 exhibitions and displays now on sale

Monday, 2 November 2015

Tickets for the new 2016 programme of exhibitions and displays at the official royal residences and The Queen's Galleries are now on sale. The highlight of the year will be three special exhibitions, Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe, which will be staged across each of Her Majesty's official residences in celebration of  The Queen's 90th birthday.  ... Read more about Tickets for 2016 exhibitions and displays now on sale

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