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Dutch masterpieces from the Royal Collection go on display in Scotland

Friday, 4 March 2016

Johannes Vermeer's Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman and a painting with a recently revealed secret are among the highlights of a new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in ... Read more about Dutch masterpieces from the Royal Collection go on display in Scotland

Official range of china to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen goes on sale

Monday, 29 February 2016

The official range of china celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen has gone on sale.  Produced by Royal Collection Trust, each item is made in Stoke-on-Trent using methods and techniques that have remained unchanged for 250 years.  From ... Read more about Official range of china to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen goes on sale

Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

A new exhibition of ten of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci has opened at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne.  It is the first of four galleries across the UK and Ireland to host the exhibition, and is the fifth touring exhibition of L ... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

Royal love of Shakespeare revealed in a new exhibition to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Britain's greatest playwright

Friday, 12 February 2016

A copy of Shakespeare's Second Folio annotated by Charles I, a drawing of Romeo and Juliet by Queen Victoria and a colourfully bound copy of the Merry Wives of Windsor presented to Queen Mary in 1917 are among the items going on display at Windsor Castle to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 1616. ... Read more about Royal love of Shakespeare revealed in a new exhibition to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Britain's greatest playwright

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 landin ... 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 garland ... 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

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