20 July 2019

Queen Victoria: 200 Years Marked With Lavish Buckingham Palace Exhibition

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, a special exhibition, ‘Queen Victoria’s Palace’ is launched at this year’s Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace (20 July – 29 September 2019). The display will tell the story of how the young monarch turned an unloved royal residence into the centre of the social, cultural and official life of the country.

24 July 2017

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Ultimate Kitsch: State Visit Gifts Go On Display At Buckingham Palace

The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace is upon us and this year the featured exhibition in the State Rooms is a special display of more than 200 State visit gifts presented to Her Majesty The Queen, throughout her 65-year reign.

15 May 2017

David Adjaye Knighted By Prince William For Services To Architecture

The British/Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has formally received his Knighthood for his services to architecture as part of the Queen’s biannual honours programme. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge performed the honours at an official Investiture ceremony held at Buckingham Palace.

12 October 2014

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The Art of the Garden Explored At The Queen’s Gallery Buckingham Palace

Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where mankind and nature meet. A new exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace will explore the many ways in which the garden has been celebrated in art through over […]

25 July 2014

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Prince George of Cambridge Features In New Buckingham Palace Childhood Exhibition

A brand new exhibition celebrating the well-loved toys, treasured family gifts and tiny outfits belonging to nine generations of royal children opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 26 July 2014. This will be the  featured exhibition at the annual Summer Opening of the State Rooms. Royal Childhood brings together more than 150 objects relating to […]

2 November 2013

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Royal Academy Gift To The Queen Goes On Display At Buck-House

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace is holding a special exhibition of works titled Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen. More than 100 works by Royal Academicians are on display from 1 November.  It includes a selection of prints, drawings, and photographs, to works in oil, watercolour and mixed media, the portfolio of works […]

25 September 2013

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Ministructures: Buckingham Palace

As part of our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow has made felt versions of London’s landmarks. For each iconic building she stitches, we meet a Londoner connected with it. This week, we talk to Harry Matthew Dodd, 22, student and Director of the Centre of Performing Arts at the University of Westminster. A royalist, huh?‘I think we’re so lucky to have […]

27 July 2013

Queen Elizabeth ll Coronation Exhibition Opens At Buckingham Palace

The Queen has departed from the hottest London summer in seven years for the cooler pastures of Balmoral in Scotland. The Royal Standard has been lowered and this signals the start of tourist season at Buckingham Palace. It is also a chance to mount an interesting curated exhibition which will entice the public to return […]

10 March 2013

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Tracey Emin Presented CBE By Princess Anne At Buckingham Palace

Tracey Emin has collected her CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in a ceremony held on Friday 7 March. The artist stated; “I think Buckingham Palace is pretty rock ‘n’ roll and quite wild. I haven’t changed what I do to be standing here today. I was the only artist here today and I think […]

23 December 2012

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Buckingham Palace Recreated As Gingerbread House for Christmas

Glenn Yehling, an aspiring gingerbread house artist has recreated a model of ‘Buck House’ in honour of the Queens Diamond Jubilee. ‘I wanted to share our families annual holiday tradition of creating something spectacular out of gingerbread. This years global inspiration is the magnificent, Buckingham Palace. Located in the United Kingdom, Buckingham palace has served […]

5 June 2012

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Buckingham Palace Becomes Council Flats For Jubilee Concert

Something subversive is happening here. 80’s band Madness serenaded the Queen from the rooftop of Buckingham Palace in a showstopper which saw a 1950’s block of council flats projected onto the facade of the grand 18th century building. They than went on to project a row of Muswell Hill, red brick terrace houses and several […]

19 April 2012

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The Buckingham Palace Illuminations Glow For Diamond Jubilee

Face Brition creates portrait of The Queen by The Prince’s Foundation for Children Tonight Buckingham Palace was lit up by thousands of self portraits by children from across the UK which have been projected on to the frontage of the paladian palace to form a montage image of HM The Queen. Launched at 8.30pm by […]

2 December 2011

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Yoko Ono Amazed By Queen In Liverpool

Queen Elizabeth travelled to the Museum of Liverpool yesterday, where she officially opened the museum and met Yoko Ono Yoko Ono was particularly impressed by the Queen’s outfit – a burgundy wool coat and dress by Karl Ludvig with a matching hat by Angela Kelly: ‘I was so amazed. That particular colour – it made […]