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Early design for the Gold State Coach

Short talk - Sir William Chambers and the design for the Gold State Coach

Thursday, 5 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In 1760, a state coach was commissioned for the new king, George III. The result was the magnificent Gold State Coach, still in use on certain state occasions today. ... Read more about Short talk - Sir William Chambers and the design for the Gold State Coach

Portrait of George IV as Prince Regent in 1818

Special event - The Winner Takes it All? George IV and Memorabilia from Waterloo

Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Windsor Castle
This evening lecture will look at The Royal Collection's important and diverse range of memorabilia relating to the Battle of Waterloo.
Detail of the painting The Gold Jug

Short talk - The Gold Jug: a painting about painting

Thursday, 29 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short talk - The Gold Jug: a painting about painting

A grop enjoying a book club event taking place in The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Museum of Innocence

Tuesday, 27 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
The second Royal Collection Trust Book Club is inspired by Orhan Pamuk's story, Museum of Innocence, looking at one man's obsession with his lost love.
Gold Coronation Girdle

Creative course - Gold and Glory: an embroidery workshop

Saturday, 24 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
SOLD OUT. Inspired by Gold, this 1-day hands-on workshop will explore the traditions and give you the opportunity of practising the skills required for one of the oldest embroidery techniques in Britain.
The Mosque of Askar in Jerusalem

Exhibition special event - Masterpieces: Stairway to Heaven - Film screening

Thursday, 22 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Join us for a screening of Stairway to Heaven, introduced by Jonathan Marsden, Director of Royal Collection Trust, and the film-maker André Singer.

Short talk - Illuminating worship: Cardinal York's Book of Hours in the Royal Library

Thursday, 22 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This book of hours is one of the finest late-medieval manuscripts in the Royal Library. ... Read more about Short talk - Illuminating worship: Cardinal York's Book of Hours in the Royal Library

View from the Seraskier Tower, Sultanahmet Quarter, Istanbul

Short talk - Constantinople through Francis Bedford's Camera

Thursday, 15 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short talk - Constantinople through Francis Bedford's Camera

Omnia vanitas, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist of his day. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Juno seeking from Jupiter the gift of Io transformed

Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection Trust and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the newly identified painting by Castiglione that is the centrepiece of the show.

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