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Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 15 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Spend an evening with author Lynda Waterhouse for a discussion of art and literature inspired by Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. ... Read more about Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Wednesday, 16 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 I

Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

Thursday, 17 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The architect and draughtsman Thomas Sandby (1721-1798) was employed as Deputy Ranger of Windsor Great Park under William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. He designed several grottoes, cascades and bridges for his royal patron. ... Read more about Short talk - The Sandby brothers and Windsor Great Park

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

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

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 - 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

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