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Queen Victoria's Castle

18:30 – 20:00 Doors will open at 18:00, last entry 18:15. With live speech-to-text transcription. £15.00 full price £13.50 concessions Queen Victoria and Prince Albert modernised the Castle to create a happy family home. Michael Turner explores innovation ...

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Portrait masterclass

13:00- 16:00 Free with your Palace ticket or Palace 1-Year Pass Follow our new portrait trail around the Palace and then join artist Gemma Coyle in the Family Room for a drop in portrait masterclass. Have a go at creating your very own portrait to take ho ...

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Queen Tissarakshita

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass This mysterious watercolour of Tissarakshita, consort of the Buddhist Emperor Ashoka, will be discussed by Allan Chin (Collections Information Assistant, Prints and Drawings). The ...

Special visit
Splendours of the Subcontinent: sensory event

10:30- 12:30 Booking essential, for more information please call the Learning bookings team +44 (0)303 123 7323 Free This event, for blind and partially-sighted visitors, will use description, handling and music to bring the Indian treasures to life from ...

Special visit
Yoga in The Queen's Gallery

18:00-19:00 Not eligible for 1-Year Pass £15.00 full price £13.50 concessions Join us for a special yoga session inspired by the exhibition, 'Splendours of the Subcontinent: Four Centuries of South Asian Paintings and Manuscripts'. Yogi Rakhee w ...

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Silver Sunday

Life drawing class 11:00- 12:00 and 13:00- 14:15 To book please contact our Learning team at +44 0303 123 7333 This free event is for Westminster-based residents who are over 65. Booking essential. Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities ...

Activity
The Splendours of Art Family Day

11:00- 15:00 Free with standard admission Learn about the fascintating techniques used in the beautiful manuscripts on display in our exhibition,  Splendours of the Subcontinent, and have a go yourself! Join us at 11:30, 12:30, 13:30 and 14:30 for an inte ...

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Canaletto & the Art of Venice

BSL tour 18:30-20:30 Booking essential. Eligible for a 1-Year Pass. £3.60 per person. Access companions go free. Join Deaf presenter John Wilson for a British Sign Language highlights tour of the exhibition Canaletto & the Art of Venice. Voiceover wil ...

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Fragile beauty: conserving South Asian paintings

Short talk 12:00 and 15:00 Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass The South Asian paintings on display are still startlingly vibrant but close examination reveals their fragility.  Drawings Conservator, Rachael Smith, will present high magnificat ...

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Canaletto & the Art of Venice: Descriptive event

10:30-13:00 Booking essential. Eligible for a 1-Year Pass. £3.60 per person. Access companions go free. Join Emily Learmont for a descriptive tour of the exhibition Canaletto & the Art of Venice, bringing the colourful spectacle of Canaletto's Ve ...