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Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Major investment at the royal Palaces announced

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Royal Collection Trust has announced a £37-million investment at Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse to fund a series of projects that will transform the experience of visitors. ... Read more about Major investment at the royal Palaces announced

Image of front cover of The Birthday Crown

The Birthday Crown

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Royal Collection Trust will publish a new children's book on 12 April to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.  It has been written by Davide Cali, the well-known author of books for children and young adults. ... Read more about The Birthday Crown

The Penny Wedding by artist Sir David Wilkie

New exhibition presents Scottish masterpieces acquired by monarchs over 250 years

Friday, 18 March 2016

The finest Scottish works from the Royal Collection acquired by monarchs since George III go on display in a new exhibition opening tomorrow (Friday, 18 March) at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about New exhibition presents Scottish masterpieces acquired by monarchs over 250 years

A view of Frogmore House and Garden across the lake

Annual charity opening of Frogmore House and Garden

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

This year, Frogmore House and Garden – the charming royal retreat set within Windsor Castle's magnificent private Home Park – will open to the public on 7, 8 and 9 June, as part of the annual Charity Garden Open Days.  ... Read more about Annual charity opening of Frogmore House and Garden

Disabled Access Day at the royal residences

Disabled Access Day at the royal residences

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

As part of Disabled Access Day on Saturday, 12 March visitors with disabilities will be offered free admission to Windsor Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh.    ... Read more about Disabled Access Day at the royal residences

New digital tool explores connections between items in the Royal Collection and places around the world.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

A new tool which offers a unique and personal way to explore the Royal Collection has now launched on the Royal Collection Trust website ... Read more about New digital tool explores connections between items in the Royal Collection and places around the world.

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

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