Tag Archives: Queen Victoria

Frogmore House : Only Open Days August 17-19th

Frogmore House was originally purchased in 1792 as a royal retreat by King George III for his wife Charlotte and unmarried daughters while he was confined to Windsor Castle nearby.    Queen Charlotte created the pictaresque garden setting and her passion … Continue reading

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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening Diamond Exhibit

  If you haven’t visited Buckingham Palace yet, it opens to the public in August and September.   Of the many palaces that i’ve visited, it wasn’t the most exciting.  But if you live in  London, of course it’s worth a … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration – V&A, Feb 8 – April 22nd

. As part of the  The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration, the V&A is holding an exhibition of portraits the Queen by photographer Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). “Presenting highlights of the V&A’s archive of Beaton’s royal photography, the exhibition will depict the … Continue reading

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The Dashing dog show at Kensington Palace Saturday 18 June

Kensington Palace was Queen Victoria’s childhood home. As a girl, Victoria was devoted to her Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Dash. She would dress up ‘dear Dashy’ and parade him through the grounds. At the Dashing Dog show your dog can … Continue reading

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