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Islamic Manuscript Illumination: The Padshahnama

09:30- 17:00; private view of the exhibition 08:30- 09:30 on 18 Sep Not eligible for 1-Year Pass. £350, conc. £280 This course focuses on the  shamsa, or sunburst motif, found in The Padshahnama, a magnificent 17th century Mughal manuscript commissioned b ...

Special visit
Book club: Red Earth & Pouring Rain

18:30- 21:00 This ticket can be converted into a 1-Year Pass £15.00 full price £13.50 concessions Vikram Chandra's debut novel, a tale told by a young Indian student and a typewriting monkey, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Publishe ...

Workshop
Tea, cake and make: gilding beauty

14:00- 17:30 £20.00 adults £18.00 concessions Join our relaxed, hands-on workshop inspired by the great craftsmanship of the Palace. Discover gilding techniques and create your own plaques with artist Gemma Coyle. Tea, coffee, cake and materials provided. ...

Lecture / talk
The king of instruments

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass The astrolabe has long been an object imbued with special meaning, its title in Sanskrit, yantraraj, translate as 'king of instruments'. This talk aims to explore the sig ...

Special visit
Splendours of the Subcontinent: BSL tour

18:30-20:30 Eligible for 1-Year Pass, booking essential £6.00 Join Deaf artist Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq for a highlights tour of the exhibition Splendours of the Subcontinent exploring the magnificent Indian works of art on display. Voiceover will be provi ...

Activity
The Abbey uncovered

13:00-16:00 Free with your Palace ticket or Palace 1-Year Pass From archaeology to apothecary, discover life in the medieval abbey at Holyrood over an exciting weekend of hands on activities. Have fun following our family trail, complete activities, colle ...

Course / study day
Conference: Rethinking the history of Windsor Castle

10:00 – 16:30 £75.00 full price £67.50 concessions To celebrate the release of the new publication, Windsor Castle: A Thousand Years of a Royal Palace join us for a two-day conference to explore the new research presented in this seminal work. Taking plac ...

Lecture / talk
To gift or not to gift

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass Before the Prince of Wales set off for his lengthy tour of the Indian subcontinent, there was much debate about the exchanging of gifts that was expected to happen between the Prin ...

Lecture / talk
Buried history: The archaeology of Abbey Strand

Lunchtime lecture 13:00- 14:00 Booking advisable. I-Year Pass holders, please call +44 (0)303 123 7306 to book a place. Free with your Palace ticket or a Palace 1-Year Pass. Archaeologists spent months exploring the fascinating history of Abbey Strand at ...

Course / study day
The art of gardening

10:00 – 12:00 or 13:30 – 15:30 Ticket price includes complimentary tea and coffee and access to the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace after the event. Please book a ticket either for the morning or afternoon. £35.00 full price £31.50 concessions Join us for ...