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Family Saturdays in April: Shakespeare 400

Saturday, 16 April 2016 to Saturday, 30 April 2016
Windsor Castle

Take part in the national Shakespeare celebrations and join us at the Castle for some very special family events. ... Read more about Family Saturdays in April: Shakespeare 400

William Dyce's St Joseph of 1847

Exhibition short talk - Quattrocento painting in the Scottish Highlands

Thursday, 14 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Nikolai Munz, Curatorial Intern in Paintings will focus on William Dyce's St Joseph of 1847 and the vogue for Italian Renaissance painting in mid-nineteenth-century Britain, making reference to comparative Quattrocento works. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Quattrocento painting in the Scottish Highlands

Access Event - verbal description event

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This event, for blind and partially-sighted visitors, will give an overview of the Scottish Artists exhibition. Descriptions will explore the inspirations they drew from travels abroad; their unique homeland and focus on the spectacular Pittenw ... Read more about Access Event - verbal description event

Lecture - Tick talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

What makes a nineteenth-century clock tick? Join Royal Collection Trust conservators Paul Cradock and Jane Wallis as they detail the fascinating conservation of the Pittenweem clock. ... Read more about Lecture - Tick talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Lunchtime Lecture - The Netherlands in the 17th Century

Tuesday, 12 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ann McCluskey, Royal Collection Trust, takes Vermeer's Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman also known as 'The Music Lesson' as the starting point to examine the surrounding culture of 17th-century Dutch painting. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - The Netherlands in the 17th Century

Access Event: Verbal Description Highlights Tour, Masters of the Everyday

Saturday, 9 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works in the exhibition. Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of 17th century daily life and enjoy music recorded especially in response to some of the works on display. ... Read more about Access Event: Verbal Description Highlights Tour, Masters of the Everyday

Access Event: Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Masters of the Everyday

Saturday, 9 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore the exhibition in a small group. Your guide will lead you through the Dutch taverns, courtyards and marketplaces on display revealing hidden meaning and humour in the everyday scenes. An FM portable loop system is available. ... Read more about Access Event: Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Masters of the Everyday

Image of Stags

Exhibition short talk - The Painter Giles

Thursday, 7 April 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Queen Victoria's purchase of Balmoral Castle in the Highlands owed much to the paintings of Aberdeen-born landscape artist James Giles. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - The Painter Giles

Image of student playing a violin

Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 6 April 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

Family Activities: Photography

Saturday, 2 April 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join us for a photographic treasure hunt finding unusual views, hidden details and discover the Royal Mews as never before. ... Read more about Family Activities: Photography

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