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Performances - Poet Jen Hadfield: Microcosmic

Thursday, 26 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

‘Wild places can provoke our curiosity infinitely if we continually challenge ourselves to look deeper.’ Join poet Jen Hadfield as she performs poems of wonder and astonishment, inspired by her home in Shetland. ... Read more about Performances - Poet Jen Hadfield: Microcosmic

William Trotter table

Exhibition short talk - Architect's Table by William Trotter

Thursday, 26 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This writing table is part of a group of furniture made by the Edinburgh firm of Young, Trotter and Hamilton and supplied to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in 1796 for the residence of Charles-Philippe, comte d’Artois (1757–1836), who had been in exile sin ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Architect's Table by William Trotter

A family enjoys craft activities in the Learning Room at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Family Saturday - 3D design at the Royal Mews

Saturday, 28 May 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join us in the Learning Room to make and decorate a carriage inspired by the Gold State Coach.

Will your carriage be ready for the Coronation procession? ... Read more about Family Activities: Family Saturday - 3D design at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Crowns and Coronations

Saturday, 28 May 2016 to Sunday, 5 June 2016
Windsor Castle

Celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's Coronation with us at Windsor Castle. Make a sparkling crown or sword of state to commemorate the occasion. ... Read more about Family Activities: Crowns and Coronations

Children enjoy craft activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Flag up!

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 to Friday, 3 June 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Visit us over half-term, to explore the Royal Mews and design a standard using fabric and collage materials inspired by your visit. ... Read more about Family Activities: Flag up!

Lecture - Sir David Wilkie and the Scottish school of art

Wednesday, 1 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sir David Wilkie was the most successful nineteenth-century Scottish artist. ... Read more about Lecture - Sir David Wilkie and the Scottish school of art

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

Thursday, 2 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, examines this intriguing painting by Adriaen van Ostade and Dutch art's influence in general on later Scottish artists, particularly Sir David Wilkie. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

The Dying Contrabandista

Exhibition short talk - The Dying Contrabandista

Thursday, 2 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The opposing influences of Velazquez and of contemporary British painting upon the artist John Phillip will be discussed in this talk by Allan Chin, Collections Information Assistant. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - The Dying Contrabandista

Image of gilding conservator restoring a gilt chair

Special event - Conservation open day

Saturday, 4 June 2016
Windsor Castle

How do you keep historic works of art looking fit for a palace? ... Read more about Special event - Conservation open day

Family Saturdays in June: Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 4 June 2016 to Saturday, 25 June 2016
Windsor Castle

Join us for some very special Saturdays to celebrate this unique occasion of The Queen's 90th birthday, and create your own memento to take away.

  ... Read more about Family Saturdays in June: Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday

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