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Short Recital - Handel Suite No.7 in G minor HWV432

12:00 Free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era. Musician: Aidan Phillips (harps ...

Family Activities: Hold onto your Hats

11:00- 15:00 Free with standard admission price Join us in May to explore the coachman’s State Livery and other objects from our handling collection. Take inspiration from the garments on display and make your own bicorn or tricorn hat! Why not decorate i ...

Activity
Family Activity Bags: Art Spy

Explore The Queen’s Gallery with our Art Spy Family Activity Bags, available every day.  Join in a big bag of fun activities as you put on your Art Spy disguise and go on a secret mission to find out about the work of Thomas Rowlandson, a famous caricatur ...

Special visit
Verbal Description Highlights Tour

10:30- 12:00 Join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works and themes in the exhibition.  Large print copies of the works being discussed are available. Free with standard admission to High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thoma ...

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

12:00 and 15:00 Join Anna Reynolds, Curator of Paintings, as she explores how clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding ...

Activity
Family Activities: The Big Draw

The Big Draw at The Queen’s Gallery Sunday 13th, 20th, 27th October 2013 During October drama artist Clare Hume brings Leonardo’s world to life through an array of interactive activities in The Queen’s Gallery. Complete your visit by creating a giant draw ...

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Family Activities: The Big Draw

09:30- 17:00 The Big Draw at the Palace of Holyroodhouse Visit us during the October half term holidays and find out what life was like at the Palace for the kings and queens of Scotland. Delve deeper into the historic palace with the family audio guide a ...

Activity
Family Activities: The Big Draw

11:00- 16:00 (October dates) and 11:00- 15:00 (November dates) Children must be accompanied by an adult Included in the standard admission price Family activities that will allow you to take part in the Big Draw, the world’s biggest celebration of drawing ...

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

11:00 Short talks last approximately 10 minutes. Free with exhibition ticket. Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. This talk by exhibition curator Anna Reynolds, will com ...

Course / study day
Coronation Couture Study Afternoon

14:00- 19:30 Set in one of the Semi-State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, this special study afternoon combines expert talks from Dr Jane Hattrick, dress historian from the University of Brighton and Caroline de Guitaut, curator of the current Buckingham Pala ...