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The Coronation Festival 2013

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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    Buckingham Palace Tickets - Summer OpeningBuckingham Palace Tickets - Summer OpeningBuckingham Palace Tickets - Summer OpeningIn 2015, for the first time ever, visitors to the Summer Opening will enter the State Rooms through the Grand Entrance used by heads of state and prime ministers. A ticket to the Summer Opening at Buckingham Palace also includes entry to 'A Royal Welcome', a display which reveals the work behind an official visit to the Queen's principal royal res31st July 2015Sunday 27th September 2015 Where:
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    Buckingham Palace  

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    Painting Paradise: The Art Of The GardenPainting Paradise: The Art Of The GardenPainting Paradise: The Art Of The GardenScenes from royal gardens at Buckingham Palace, Whitehall and Hampton Court are shown in Painting Paradise, an exhibition for garden lovers and the green fingered. Featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Carl Faberge, Maria Sibylla Merian and more, the exhibition at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, uses items from the Royal Coll31st July 2015Sunday 11th October 2015 Where:
    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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    Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden

    Ongoing
    Dates20th March to 11th October 2015
     
    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

    Scenes from royal gardens at Buckingham Palace, Whitehall and Hampton Court are shown in Painting Paradise, an exhibition for garden lovers and the green fingered. Featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Carl Faberge, Maria Sibylla Merian and more, the exhibition at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, uses items from the Royal Coll... More about this event

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    Touch And Feel Object Handling SessionsTouch And Feel Object Handling SessionsExplore objects from the collection and take part in a range of activities.1st August 2015Sunday 30th August 2015 Where:
    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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    Touch And Feel Object Handling Sessions

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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

    Explore objects from the collection and take part in a range of activities.

    Preserving Paradise: TalkPreserving Paradise: TalkAn informative talk about the Mughal album pages.6th August 2015Thursday 6th August 2015 Where:
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    Preserving Paradise: Talk

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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

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    Clarence House Exclusive Afternoon TourClarence House Exclusive Afternoon TourAfter-hours tour followed by champagne.6th August 2015Friday 28th August 2015 Where:
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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

    After-hours tour followed by champagne.

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    Family FestivalFamily FestivalArts and crafts workshops, storytelling sessions, games and interactive talks.8th August 2015Saturday 8th August 2015 Where:
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    Family Festival

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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

    Arts and crafts workshops, storytelling sessions, games and interactive talks.

    Printing Paradise: TalkPrinting Paradise: TalkThe purpose and prestige of garden prints.13th August 2015Thursday 13th August 2015 Where:
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    Printing Paradise: Talk

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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

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    Faberge Flowers: Miracles In Miniature: TalkFaberge Flowers: Miracles In Miniature: TalkThe symbolism and craftsmanship of Faberge's flower studies.20th August 2015Thursday 20th August 2015 Where:
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    Faberge Flowers: Miracles In Miniature: Talk

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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

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    BSL Interpreted And Lipspeaking Guided Tour, The Royal MewsBSL Interpreted And Lipspeaking Guided Tour, The Royal MewsTour of the Buckingham Palace state rooms and gardens.22nd August 2015Saturday 22nd August 2015 Where:
    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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    BSL Interpreted And Lipspeaking Guided Tour, The Royal Mews

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    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 

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    BSL Interpreted And Lipspeaking Guided TourBSL Interpreted And Lipspeaking Guided TourExplore the Royal Mews, its stables and carriages.22nd August 2015Saturday 22nd August 2015 Where:
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