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10-Minute Talk: Religious stories

15:00 In this talk Jennifer Scott, Curator of Paintings, will look at the visual narrative techniques in Pieter Brueghel the Elder’s Massacre of the Innocents and Jan Mertens' The Calling of St Matthew to address the importance of Christian imagery i ...

10-Minute Talk: The head of Judas

12:00 and 15:00 Join Jennifer Scott (Curator of Paintings) as she presents Leonardo’s preparatory drawing of Judas for his celebrated Last Supper for the refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. She will consider the artist’s application of his knowl ...

10-Minute Talk:Before and after - the cleaning and restoration of Holbein's portrait of Hans of Antwerp

12:00 and 15:00 This painting, dated 1532, was recorded in 1639 as being ‘Done by Holbin, upon a crackt board’. In this talk, Claire Chorley, Paintings Conservator, will uncover the secrets hidden for hundreds of years beneath the layers of paint and give ...

Performance
1616: the secrets and passions of William Shakespeare

19:00- 20:30 £15.00 full price £13.50 concessions In the historic setting of the medieval Vicars’ Hall in Windsor Castle, enjoy a moving and a humorous tribute to the man behind the cultural icon. Critically acclaimed writer and actor Gareth Somers perfor ...

Performance
A 'Merrie Monarch' Christmas

18:30- 21:00, Concert begins at 19:00 Not eligible for 1-Year Pass £20.00 full price £18.00 concessions Enjoy an evening of festive music and art from the time of Charles II.  This concert will include music from a range of composers including Locke, Purc ...

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A 15th-century artist predicts 21st-century radiology

18:30- 20:00 £10/£8 (includes private view and refreshments) Peter Abrahams, Professor of Clinical Anatomy at Warwick University explores the value of Leonardo's anatomical drawings as a tool for understanding the human body, and how closely he antic ...

Performance
A Christmas Carol

19:00- 21:00 Twelve performances of A Christmas Carol will take place on 16, 17, 20-23, 27-30 December 2017 and 3, 4 January 2018. <br><br>The performance starts at 19:00, but please arrive at the Admission Centre by 18:40 at the latest to all ...

Performance
A Christmas Carol

Special performances for school groups 16:30 and 19:15 (each performance will last approximately 90 minutes with no interval) Two performances of A Christmas Carol will take place on Monday, 18 December 2017 Please arrive at the Admission Centre by 16:00 ...

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A Conversation on Creative Anatomy

18:00- 19:30 A conversation on ‘Creative Anatomy’ between Michael Farthing, Professor of Medicine and Vice Chancellor of the University of Sussex and his brother, Stephen Farthing RA, artist and Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts, chaired ...

Performance
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare at Windsor Castle

18:30- 20:00 The beautiful and enchanting setting of the Moat Garden, open for six nights only by special permission of Her Majesty The Queen, will bring to life the magic and intrigue of this popular Shakespeare play, created especially for families to e ...