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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

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

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

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 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

The largest exhibition of Her Majesty The Queen's wardrobe will mark The Queen's 90th birthday in 2016

Thursday, 29 October 2015

In celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday, three special exhibitions, Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe, will be staged across each of Her Majesty's official residences during 2016. ... Read more about The largest exhibition of Her Majesty The Queen's wardrobe will mark The Queen's 90th birthday in 2016

Battlefield souvenirs go on display as Windsor Castle marks 200th anniversary of Waterloo

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Thursday, 18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo and the Allied victory against Napoleon. ... Read more about Battlefield souvenirs go on display as Windsor Castle marks 200th anniversary of Waterloo

UK coach tour operators visit Windsor Castle

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Over 30 coach tour operators from around the UK have visited Windsor Castle to experience the new special group visit, A Prince, A Duke and an Emperor – created to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

New range of chinaware marks 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Monday, 2 February 2015

A new exhibition at Windsor Castle commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo has inspired a range of fine bone chinaware.  The range of china has been designed exclusively for Royal Collection Trust and includes a souvenir coaster, c ... Read more about New range of chinaware marks 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Napoleon's letter of surrender to go on display alongside previously unseen letter from the Duke of Wellington, who defeated him at Waterloo

Wednesday, 24 December 2014
Letters written to the future monarch George IV by the Duke of Wellington and the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte – one proclaiming victory, the other defeat – will go on display at Windsor Castle from 31 January 2015. They are part of an exhibition and themed visit, Waterloo at Windsor: 1815 – 2015, which includes items seized from the battlefield, historic documents from the Royal Collection and the Royal Archives, and contemporary prints and drawings.

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