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The Queen's Coronation dress

The Queen's wedding and Coronation dresses to be displayed together for the first time to mark Her Majesty's 90th birthday

Friday, 27 May 2016

Dresses worn by The Queen for two of the most significant occasions in Her Majesty's life will be seen together for the first time ever at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace (23 July to 2 October 2016). ... Read more about The Queen's wedding and Coronation dresses to be displayed together for the first time to mark Her Majesty's 90th birthday

Detail from The Queen's Coronation dress

The Queen's wedding and Coronation dresses to be displayed together for the first time to mark Her Majesty's 90th birthday

Friday, 27 May 2016

Dresses worn by The Queen for two of the most significant occasions in Her Majesty's life will be seen together for the first time ever at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace (23 July to 2 October 2016). ... Read more about The Queen's wedding and Coronation dresses to be displayed together for the first time to mark Her Majesty's 90th birthday

Enamelled gold ink-stand presented to the Prince of Wales during his tour of India in 1875-76

Dazzling Indian objects from the Royal Collection to go on display in a new touring exhibition

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Some of the finest Indian treasures from the Royal Collection will go on display in a new Royal Collection Trust exhibition that tells the story of the grand tour of the Subcontinent made by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) at the end of the 19th century. ... Read more about Dazzling Indian objects from the Royal Collection to go on display in a new touring exhibition

Watch Your Head presents Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Nights Dream'

Live Shakespeare performances at Windsor Castle this summer

Monday, 23 May 2016

This August, the work of William Shakespeare is celebrated with special evening performances of his plays at Windsor Castle, the royal residence closely associated with Britain's greatest playwright.  ... Read more about Live Shakespeare performances at Windsor Castle this summer

Windsor Castle

100 schoolchildren to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday with a tea party at Windsor Castle

Monday, 23 May 2016

On Friday, 10 June, 100 schoolchildren will enjoy a very special outdoor tea party at Windsor Castle in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday. ... Read more about 100 schoolchildren to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday with a tea party at Windsor Castle

Head of St Anne

Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

A new exhibition of ten of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci has opened at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.  It is the second of four galleries across the UK and Ireland to host the exhibition, and is the fifth touring exhibition of Leo ... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

Helmet of Henry VIII armour garniture

New catalogue of arms and armour from Royal Collection Trust

Monday, 25 April 2016

The first major study in over 100 years of the European arms and armour in the Royal Collection has been published. ... Read more about New catalogue of arms and armour from Royal Collection Trust

'Fashioning a Reign' exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Exhibition opens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The first of three special exhibitions, Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe, is open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. ... Read more about Exhibition opens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday

Maria Sibylla Merian, Coffee Senna with Split-Banded Owlet Butterfly

New exhibition explores remarkable life and work of 17th-century artist and naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian

Friday, 15 April 2016

Dazzling watercolours that brought the wonders of South America to Europe in the early 18th century are on display in a new exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about New exhibition explores remarkable life and work of 17th-century artist and naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian

Tartan in royal dress explored in exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 8 April 2016

The first of three special exhibitions marking the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen, Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe will open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Thursday, 21 April 2016. ... Read more about Tartan in royal dress explored in exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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