Palaces & Buildings

Preview of episode three of Majesty and Mortar: Britain’s Great Palaces

<![CDATA[In the last episode of this series, historian Dan Cruickshank takes viewers through the developments that occurred to a number of Britain’s royal palaces during the nineteenth century and twentieth century. With the widowhood of Queen Victoria, the break out of the First World War and the difficult interwar period, Britain’s palaces faced numerous threats of damage and…
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Historic Royal Palaces: The Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace

<![CDATA[Welcome to the first in the series covering the history, treasures and other bits and bobs of the Historic Royal Palaces. Join me on the journey as we visit more than just buildings, but the sights and sounds of what comprise England’s greatest treasures: Historic Royal Palaces. The gardeners at Historic Royal Palaces have “planted” the seeds of restoration at Hampton Court…
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Palaces & Buildings

A Royal Burial - Frogmore

<![CDATA[ The last post in this series of blogs will be focused on the Frogmore Estate. The estate comprises 33 acres of private gardens within the grounds of Windsor Great Park which adjoins Windsor Castle. It is the location of Frogmore House, a royal retreat; however, it is also the site of three royal burial places of the British Royal Family. They are the Royal Mausoleum, the Duchess of…
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Queen set to begin Easter Court at Windsor Castle

<![CDATA[Her Majesty The Queen is set to begin her traditional one-month stay at Windsor Castle next week over the easter period, known as 'Easter Court'. During this time, The Queen will conduct all her business from the Castle, where she normally only resides at weekends. The first engagement during Easter Court this year is the unveiling of a Windsor Greys statue in Windsor during…
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