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A group enjoying a Great Kitchen and State Apartments tour at Windsor Castle

Great Kitchen to State Apartments for groups

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 to Thursday, 29 December 2016
Windsor Castle

Group visitors wishing to explore Windsor Castle's culinary history will love this behind-the-scenes tour of the Great Kitchen to State Apartments.   ... Read more about Great Kitchen to State Apartments for groups

Family Saturdays in February 2016: Bring on the Battle!

Saturday, 6 February 2016 to Saturday, 27 February 2016
Windsor Castle

Come to the Moat Room on these Saturdays, where we will be looking at Windsor Castle under siege. Try on some of the costumes on display and take part in our art and craft workshop. ... Read more about Family Saturdays in February 2016: Bring on the Battle!

Creative course - Medieval Manuscript Illumination

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 to Saturday, 27 February 2016
Windsor Castle

Spend your first day of the course at Windsor Castle, viewing the exquisitely illuminated Sobieski Book of Hours. In the following three Saturdays time will be spent at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London. ... Read more about Creative course - Medieval Manuscript Illumination

Short talk - ‘Every variety of character’: Thomas Rowlandson's book illustration

Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Rowlandson's varied artistic talents allowed him as much facility with lyrical landscapes as with the sharp observation of his caricatures. ... Read more about Short talk - ‘Every variety of character’: Thomas Rowlandson's book illustration

Future events

Family Activities: February Half Term 2016

Saturday, 13 February 2016 to Sunday, 21 February 2016
Windsor Castle

Bring on the Battle!

This half term, we continue looking at Castles and Knights in the Middle Ages. Create your own medieval Castle fit for a king. ... Read more about Family Activities: February Half Term 2016

Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

Saturday, 13 February 2016 to Sunday, 24 April 2016

Laing Art Gallery [Newcastle]

Throughout 2016, ten of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci in the Royal Collection will travel to four museums and galleries across the United Kingdom and Ireland in a new exhibition. ... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

Shakespeare in the Royal Library

Saturday, 13 February 2016 to Sunday, 1 January 2017

Windsor Castle

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, this display draws on material in the Royal Library, including works of Shakespeare collected by the royal family, accounts of performances at Windsor Castle, and art by members of the ... Read more about Shakespeare in the Royal Library

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Family Activities: February Half Term

Monday, 15 February 2016 to Sunday, 21 February 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Fun Fabulous Fashion

Explore 450 years of royal fashion at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Who wore a pair of bodies and what was a bum roll? Find out using our special activity trail then make your very own piece of couture to take home. ... Read more about Family Activities: February Half Term

Family Activities: Touch and Feel object handling at the Royal Mews

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 to Thursday, 18 February 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join us in the Learning Room to explore objects from our handling collection. Take inspiration from the garments on view and put together a new livery (a special uniform) for Albert the Coachman. ... Read more about Family Activities: Touch and Feel object handling at the Royal Mews

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