Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Tales

Join us in the magnificent Music Room for secrets, stories and unexpected histories in these popular pop-up talks by Royal Pavilion & Museums staff.

Please note: the length of each talk varies and 30 minutes is a guide.

October Tales:

3 October – The Music Room Revisited
A fresh look at one of the most decadent and atmospheric rooms in the Royal Pavilion. Darren Terry explores the space and some of the items on loan from Her Majesty The Queen.

10 October – Silent Guardians
One of the highlights of the loan from Her Majesty The Queen is a pair of Chinoiserie clay ‘Nodders’, Curator Dr Alexandra Loske discusses these enigmatic figures.

17 October – Waltzing Matilda
Join Naomi Daw as she uses two globes on display at the Royal Pavilion to investigate how the worlds of art, science, and exploration collided in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

24 October – Mythology and Symbols
The Royal Pavilion has an eclectic mix of styles and mythical creatures, from dragons to Isis wings. Clare Hartfield explores the potential meaning behind some of these symbols.

31 October – Returning the Royal Loans
To highlight our spectacular loan of items from Her Majesty The Queen, Marcus Bagshaw discusses the gradual return of the Royal Collection to the Royal Pavilion.


Free with Royal Pavilion admission , members free