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Families enjoying the Family Pavilion at the Summer Opening

Family Festival: The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 6 August 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

Join us for a family extravaganza with activities taking place at the Royal Mews, The Queen's Gallery and Buckingham Palace. Take part in our arts & crafts workshops, storytelling sessions, games and interactive talks.  ... Read more about Family Festival: The Queen's 90th Birthday

Children try on uniforms at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Touch, Feel and Make

Saturday, 6 August 2016 to Sunday, 28 August 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
The Lord Chamberlain's Men presents William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: Much Ado About Nothing

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 to Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Windsor Castle

Join us in Windsor Castle to watch a performance of Shakespeare’s battle-of-the-sexes comedy, Much Ado About Nothing in the magnificent Waterloo Chamber. ... Read more about Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: Much Ado About Nothing

Eileen Atkins will be performing as part of Shakespeare at Windsor Castle

Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins

Thursday, 18 August 2016
Windsor Castle

Join award-winning actress and screenwriter Eileen Atkins as she weaves together stories from the life of Ellen Terry, one of the finest Shakespearean actresses of the Victorian period. ... Read more about Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins

Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Thursday, 18 August 2016 to Saturday, 27 August 2016
Windsor Castle

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 enjoy. ... Read more about Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Butterfly wing in blue watercolour

Exhibition short talk - Parchment, printing and painting: Maria Merian's materials and techniques

Thursday, 18 August 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The luxury versions of the plates from Merian's Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium were created using a complex combination of materials and techniques.  Rachael Smith, Drawings Conservator, will describe the preparation and behaviour of pa ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Parchment, printing and painting: Maria Merian's materials and techniques

The Oxford Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost

Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: Love's Labour's Lost

Friday, 19 August 2016 to Saturday, 20 August 2016
Windsor Castle

Join us in the magnificent Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle to watch a performance of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost by The Oxford Shakespeare Company, a company renowned for the inventiveness and panache of its productions. ... Read more about Shakespeare at Windsor Castle: Love's Labour's Lost

Access Event - BSL interpreted & lipspeaking guided tour: the Royal Mews

Saturday, 20 August 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join a BSL interpreted and lipspeaking guided tour of the Royal Mews - one of the finest working stables in existence.

BSL interpretation will be provided by Stephen Hudson
Lipspeaking support will be provided by Linda Croton ... Read more about Access Event - BSL interpreted & lipspeaking guided tour: the Royal Mews

Access Event - BSL interpreted & lipspeaking tour: Clarence House

Saturday, 20 August 2016
Clarence House

Explore the ground-floor rooms of the official London home of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

BSL interpretation will be provided by Stephen Husdon
Lipspeaking support will be provided by Linda Croton ... Read more about Access Event - BSL interpreted & lipspeaking tour: Clarence House

Robert Adam watercolour drawing

Exhibition short talk - George III and Scottish artists

Thursday, 25 August 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Allan Ramsay and Robert Adam both owed their royal patronage to their compatriot the Earl of Bute, George III's mentor. Whilst Ramsay continually pleased the King, the works of Adam, however, were less to his taste. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - George III and Scottish artists

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