Throne: Royal Connections Since 1775
A Diamond Jubilee Exhibition
PLEASE NOTE : THE ROYAL EXHIBITION HAS NOW CLOSED
As our Monarch celebrates 60 years on the throne, Royal Crown Derby are opening a unique exhibition to celebrate the special links which Royal Crown Derby has with the Royal family that stretch all the way back to the eighteenth century.This fascinating look at our joint histories will include:
- The most comprehensive collection of Royal Crown Derby commemoratives ever seen on public display from King George III to present day
- Royal visit memorabilia and photos, including a candlestick signed by Princess Diana
- Examples of china & gifts given to the Royal family
- An exhibition of the Queens visit to the Royal Crown Derby factory in 1949 including exclusive footage and photographs
- Images and commemoratives from the Queens visits to the City of Derby during her reign
- Exclusive view of a short documentary on the Queen & Royal Crown Derby
Centre piece to the exhibition will be a fabulous and opulent dining room set displaying the Queens pattern of Royal Pinxton Rose. To invoke the atmosphere of the Jubilee day itself on display will be a 1950’s living room set, showing a family ready to watch the jubilee on their authentic 1950’s TV set, as well as authentic memorabilia, photos and newspapers from the day.
Also a street scene of a Jubilee street party ready to celebrate the Jubilee event. Throughout will be featured period costumes from Hope House Costume Museum.
Monday – Saturday
10am - 4pm (last admission 3pm).
Free Free entry into Exhibition when paying for Factory Tour
£2.50 Child & Concessions
£8.00 Family ticket
Royal Crown Derby
Royal History Micro-site
The Royal History site allows users to view our Royal connections along a comprehansive timeline, with exclusive documentation, photography, video content and previously unpublished tableware.Visit here www.royalcrownderby.co.uk/aroyalhistory
Why not enjoy the exhibition as part of a short break based in Derby. You’ll find great hotel offers from £20.12 (subject to availability) at www.visitderby.co.uk