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Experience 'A Royal Welcome' at Buckingham Palace

Friday, 24 July 2015

This summer, visitors to Buckingham Palace will experience what it is like to attend an event at the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen.  Special displays and film reveal the work of Royal Household staff in welcoming the tens of thousands of guests w ... Read more about Experience 'A Royal Welcome' at Buckingham Palace

'A Royal Welcome' at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

Monday, 16 March 2015

Last year the Royal Family welcomed around 62,000 guests to Buckingham Palace, at State Visits, receptions, Garden Parties, Investitures and private audiences. ... Read more about 'A Royal Welcome' at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

Royal Childhood opens at Buckingham Palace

Friday, 25 July 2014

An exhibition featuring well-loved toys, treasured family gifts and tiny outfits belonging to nine generations of royal children opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 26 July 2014 at the annual ... Read more about Royal Childhood opens at Buckingham Palace

A miniature caravan arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of a special exhibition celebrating royal childhood

Monday, 21 July 2014

The Royal Caravan, a child-sized caravan that belonged to a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne, is to go on display in a special exhibition at Buckingham Palace from Saturday, 26 July.  One of the more unusual toys included in Royal Childhood ... Read more about A miniature caravan arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of a special exhibition celebrating royal childhood

Princess Victoria, 1830

Childhood 'behaviour book' of the future Queen Victoria to go on display

Monday, 14 July 2014
The 'behaviour book' of a 12-year-old Princess Victoria, the future Queen Victoria, is to go on display for the first time as part of the special exhibition Royal Childhood, at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. Written in Princess Victoria’s own hand, probably under the command of her German governess, Baroness Lehzen, the book records the Princess's daily conduct, ranging from ‘very good’ to ‘very very very very horribly naughty!!!!’.
View of Buckingham Palace from Green Park

Group Travel Awards 2014

Thursday, 8 May 2014
Buckingham Palace has been nominated for two awards at this year's Group Travel Organiser Awards, in the categories of Best Company/Venue Offering Guided Tours and Best Historical House/Garden. Voted for by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine, the winners of the awards will be annouced at the annual award ceremony in June which celebrates the best in the group travel industry.

Special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace announced

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

From well-loved toys and treasured family gifts to tiny childhood outfits, a special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace will give an unprecedented glimpse into life as a young member of the royal family.  Spanning more than 250 years ... Read more about Special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace announced

A new hang in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Visitors to Buckingham Palace this summer will see a new selection of some of the most famous paintings in the Royal Collection, following a re-hang of the Palace’s Picture Gallery. ... Read more about A new hang in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace

The face of Buckingham Palace celebrates its 100th birthday

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

In February 1845, Queen Victoria wrote to the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, about the ‘urgent necessity of doing something about Buckingham Palace’. ... Read more about The face of Buckingham Palace celebrates its 100th birthday

Outfits from The Queen’s Coronation are reunited for the first time since 2 June 1953

Friday, 26 July 2013

The largest exhibition ever mounted about the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 27 July 2013.  Celebrating the 60th anniversary of this historic event, The Queen’s Coronation 1953 at the Summer Opening ... Read more about Outfits from The Queen’s Coronation are reunited for the first time since 2 June 1953

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