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Study day - The Art of the Exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Monday, 21 September 2015 to Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Buckingham Palace

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This two-day course at Buckingham Palace explores how British craftsmen of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries invented their own fanciful versions of the East. ... Read more about Study day - The Art of the Exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

Thursday, 24 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Mark Lane, Gardens Manager will discuss the Buckingham Palace Garden location of The Queen's Garden Parties and other Royal Entertainment throughout the garden's history. ... Read more about Short talk - The Garden for Entertainment

Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Monday, 28 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Bach to Baby family concerts in the spring and summer, Royal Collection Trust and Bach to Baby are delighted to announce another concert at The Queen's Gallery. ... Read more about Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part II

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part II

Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the ways that Islamic gardens have been based upon the archetype of the Gardens of Paradise during this free lunchtime lecture. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise

Exhibition special event - In Conversation: Arcadia - Paradise found?

Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures as he talks to award-winning author Adam Nicolson about Arcadia – the idyllic vision of an unspoilt wilderness.

Short talk - Merian and Metamorphosis

Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The beautiful painted botanical and entomological drawings of Maria Sybilla Merian were made in the years around 1700 and straddle art and science. ... Read more about Short talk - Merian and Metamorphosis

Short recital: Purcell Fantazias a4

Wednesday, 7 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme as they play Purcell Fantazias a4: ... Read more about Short recital: Purcell Fantazias a4

Short talk - Henry VIII's Garden Manual: Ruralia Commoda

Thursday, 8 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, will highlight Henry VIII’s copy of a book entitled ‘Ruralia Commoda’ (Rural Benefits). This volume, little-known today, introduced the idea of the garden as a status symbol for princes and r ... Read more about Short talk - Henry VIII's Garden Manual: Ruralia Commoda

Child takes part in art activities at the mews

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Thursday, 29 October 2015 to Friday, 30 October 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

The Big Draw is a national campaign to get people drawing and is the biggest drawing event in the UK.

This half-term, be inspired by the magnificent displays and atmosphere of the Royal Mews and and document it with The Big Draw. ... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

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