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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

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

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'

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

Elizabeth I holding golden apple in front of three goddesses

Lectures - Ingenious symbols and hidden meanings in Elizabethan art

Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Windsor Castle

In a court full of intrigue, a brilliantly inventive language of symbols was used by Queen Elizabeth I and her courtiers to conceal personal meanings and messages. ... Read more about Lectures - Ingenious symbols and hidden meanings in Elizabethan art

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Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 8 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent as part of our free lunchtime programme. ... Read more about Royal College of Music short recitals

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