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Special Event - History in the Making

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for talks and tea at the Palace in celebration of The Queen's 90th Birthday. ... Read more about Special Event - History in the Making

Special events - Book Club: Gillespie & I

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

For our fifth Royal Collection Trust Book Club we are running two parallel groups to complement the exhibitions; Scottish Artists and Maria Merian's Butterflies.  Join Royal Collection Trust experts for an evening celebrating both art ... Read more about Special events - Book Club: Gillespie & I

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Light and Life in the Work of Pieter de Hooch

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning Curator Dr Richard Williams explores the world of the feminine depicted in De Hooch's A Courtyard in Delft at Evening: a Woman Spinning ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Light and Life in the Work of Pieter de Hooch

Allan Ramsay painting of Queen Charlotte

Exhibition short talk - Allan Ramsay's Portraits: Painting Techniques and Materials

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Claire Chorley, Paintings Conservator's short talk will explore the story of Allan Ramsay who was a hugely successful painter with a thriving studio. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Allan Ramsay's Portraits: Painting Techniques and Materials

Lunchtime Lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Some people believe that Vermeer used lenses and other optical equipment to create his amazingly realistic paintings, but is this true? ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

Family Event Day: The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Celebrate this occasion with a very special family event day of storytelling, dancing, crafts and face painting. Take part in the spot the crown treasure hunt and don't miss a musical performance in the Great Gallery.

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Access Event - BSL tour: Castle precincts

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Windsor Castle

Join Deaf lecturer John Wilson for a BSL tour of the outside areas of Windsor Castle to discover the history of the Castle from its founding by William the Conqueror to the present day. ... Read more about Access Event - BSL tour: Castle precincts

Creative courses - Metamorphosis under the microscope

Saturday, 18 June 2016 to Sunday, 19 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This watercolour painting and sketching weekend will use art to examine the mysterious and fascinating process of metamorphosis. ... Read more about Creative courses - Metamorphosis under the microscope

Family Festival Day: A Very Royal 90th Birthday Party

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Windsor Castle

The beautiful Moat Garden will be the setting for our biggest family event ever: a festival to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday. ... Read more about Family Festival Day: A Very Royal 90th Birthday Party

Children displaying their artwork at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 18 June 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join in with The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations!

Attend a very special birthday party and enjoy face painting, music and arts and crafts. Can you design and decorate a birthday cake inspired by the Royal Mews? ... Read more about Family Activities: The Queen's 90th Birthday

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