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Creating a Baroque Palace: The remodelling of Windsor Castle

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Between 1675 and 1684, Charles II set about turning the medieval apartments of the Upper Ward of Windsor Castle into a magnificent baroque palace. This talk by Rhian Wong, Assistan ...

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Family Activities: Bach to Baby

11:00- 11:40 This is a ticketed event with limited number of places and we advise you to book your tickets in advance. The ticket to this event will also entitle you to visit the exhibition. Entry to the gallery will be available from 10:00. Lavatories an ...

Performance
Short recitals: Fairest Works of Happy Nature

12:00 Free with exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by Charles II: Art & Power as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy a selection of music b ...

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Painted beauties

13:00- 14:00 Free with exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Join Senior Curator, Deborah Clarke as she investigates the role of women at the Restoration court, with a focus on the 'Windsor beauties', a group of paintings produced by Sir Peter Lely.  ...

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Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Aspects of the manifold appeal of Carlo Dolci's arresting and elegantly simple representation of Salome with the head of John the Baptist will be discussed by Allan Chin. He w ...

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The presentation of arms and armour during the Prince's tour of India

Lunchtime lecture 13:00- 14:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or Gallery 1-Year Pass. Booking advisable. Simon Metcalf, The Queen's Armourer, will discuss the decoration, technology and conservation of the arms and armour in the exhibition. https:/ ...

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Arms and armour: an insight into technology, construction and decoration

Short talk 11:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or Gallery 1-Year Pass. Join Simon Metcalf, The Queen's Armourer, as he shares first-hand conservation stories and insight into the materials and techniques used to create the dazzling and u ...

Activity
The Art of the Restoration Court Family Day

11:00- 15:30 Free with standard admission This Easter holiday, come and have a go at Restoration arts and discover the hidden stories behind the art in the exhibition in our free workshops. At 11:00, 12:30 and 14:30 come and celebrate the coronation of a ...

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Michael Alphonsus Shen Fuzong

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass In 1687, Michael Alphonsus Shen Fuzong (1636–1723) received an invitation to the Court of James II, an event immortalised in a full-length portrait by the king's preferred pai ...

Performance
Short recital: Ayres

12:00 Free with exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by Charles II: Art & Power as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy a selection of music b ...