The Coronation Festival 2013

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH JULY 2013

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, Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1A 1AA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
11 Jul - Invitation Only | 12 & 13 Jul Daytime Festival 9.30am-4pm, Evening Gala 6pm-10pm | 14 Jul Daytime Festival 9.30am-4pm
 
PRICES
Daytime Festival £30, Standard Evening Gala £90, child under 3 free
 

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A unique and special way to mark 60 years since the Queen came to the throne, the Coronation Festival is a four-day celebratory event showing the work of Royal Warrant holders. Over 200 companies who hold the Royal Warrant will be showcasing their crafts, industries, designs and innovations in the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Over the festival period, there will also be three evening Gala performances showcasing British performing art talent in a celebration of music and dance over the past 60 years. Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Katie Melua, Laura Wright and rock band The Feeling top the festival's evening music programme which will also feature performances by the National Youth Orchestra, English National Ballet - including its artistic director Tamara Rojo - and Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. The evening opens with a fanfare of trumpets followed by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa singing the national anthem. The night ends with Russell Watson and Katherine Jenkins joined by Only Boys Aloud for what will undoubtedly be a rousing finale to a series of very special nights.

 

About Buckingham Palace

England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every summer. Originally acquired by King George III for his wife Queen Charlotte, Buckingham House was increasingly known as the 'Queen's House' and 14 of George III's children were born there. More about Buckingham Palace

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Underground Stations

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Victoria Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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High Spirits: The Comic Art Of Thomas Rowlandson
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia To The Continent
Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the ContinentScottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the ContinentScottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent The Queen has one of the finest collections of Scottish art in the world and Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent, the first exhibition devoted solely to Scottish art in the Royal Collection, gives us all - Queen and commoner - a chance to enjoy it. With a focuses on 1750 to 1900, significant works include Allan Rams2016-03-18T00:00:00+00002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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PRICING  £7.20 (Adults), £6.60 (Over 60/ Student with valid ID), £3.70 (Under 17/ Disabled), Free (Under 5), £18.10 (2 adults and 3 under 17s)
DATES  18th March to 9th October 2016
VENUE  The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  £10.30 (Adults), £9.40 (Concessions), £5.30 (Under 17/Disabled), Free (Under 5)
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VENUE  The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
This exhibition tells the story of Maria Sibylla Merian, "one of the world's most talented scientific illustrators" (The Guardian) through her works in the Royal Collection, acquired by George III. On display at The Queen's Gallery are luxury versions of the plates of the Metamorphosis, her 1705 study of insects, by one of the world's first en... More about this event
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  £10.30 (Adults), £9.40 (Concessions), £5.30 (Under 17/Disabled), Free (Under 5)
DATES  4th November 2016 to 23rd April 2017
VENUE  The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
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