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The Royal Collection has collaborated with BBC Radio 4 to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. A new eight-part series, The Art of Monarchy, illuminates the long history of the monarchy through the works of art that British kings and queens have acquired. The programmes present objects from Balmoral Castle in Scotland to the Royal Library at Windsor; and from the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. These objects illustrate such diverse themes as faith, progress, war and legacy.

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Scottish State Coach

Scottish State Coach

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

For the month of August, the magnificent Scottish State Coach will be displayed on the forecourt of the Palace of Holyroodhouse to mark Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday year. ... Read more about Scottish State Coach

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How Queen Victoria and Prince Albert expressed their love through flowers is explored in a new exhibition

Friday, 15 July 2016

How Queen Victoria and Prince Albert used the symbolism of flowers to express their love for each other and their family is among many themes explored in the exhibition Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden, opening at The Queen's Gallery, P ... Read more about How Queen Victoria and Prince Albert expressed their love through flowers is explored in a new exhibition