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Short talk - Fun Concentrated: a rare scrap screen

Thursday, 19 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, for this close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature pr ... Read more about Short talk - Fun Concentrated: a rare scrap screen

Lunchtime Lecture - Tick Talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, and Paul Cradock, Senior Horological Conservator, both Royal Collection Trust, detail the conservation of a large-scale automaton and musical clock made by ingenious clockmaker John Smith of Pittenweem in around 1800 ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Tick Talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Lecture - Inside Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Windsor Castle

The extraordinary Dolls’ House presented to Queen Mary in 1924 was designed by the greatest architect of the day and its approximately 1,000 miniature objects were created by leading artists, craftsmen and authors. ... Read more about Lecture - Inside Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Conference - Waterloo 1815: the British Monarchy and the defeat of Napoleon

Saturday, 14 November 2015
Windsor Castle

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A major international conference marking the 200th anniversary of the battle. ... Read more about Conference - Waterloo 1815: the British Monarchy and the defeat of Napoleon

Family Saturdays in November 2015: Celebrating The Queen's reign

Saturday, 7 November 2015 to Saturday, 28 November 2015
Windsor Castle

Family Saturdays this month will be celebrating the long reign of The Queen. Join us in the Moat Room to try on some of our beautiful replica crown jewels and costumes. ... Read more about Family Saturdays in November 2015: Celebrating The Queen's reign

Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Saturday, 7 November 2015 to Sunday, 8 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gain exclusive access to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to sketch and watercolour paint features of Edinburgh's regal Renaissance Palace, inspired by works of art in Scottish Artists. ... Read more about Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Wednesday, 4 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Helen Smailes, Senior Curator of British Art, Scottish National Gallery, examines the painters in Scottish Artists whose output is also represented in the national collection. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Child takes part in art activities at the mews

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Thursday, 29 October 2015 to Friday, 30 October 2015
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

The Big Draw is a national campaign to get people drawing and is the biggest drawing event in the UK.

This half-term, be inspired by the magnificent displays and atmosphere of the Royal Mews and and document it with The Big Draw. ... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Windsor Castle

Join our study day to learn about the devastating fire at Windsor Castle in 1992 which made headline news across the world. ... Read more about Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Family Activities: The Big Draw 2015

Saturday, 24 October 2015 to Sunday, 1 November 2015
Windsor Castle

 This half term, celebrate with us The Big Draw, an annual worldwide project to encourage drawing and creativity. We will be using the Battle of Waterloo and the exhibition in Windsor Castle as our inspiration for this year's Big Draw. ... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw 2015

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