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A Diamond Jubilee Exhibition @ Lightbox Gallery

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A Portrait of The Queen
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Patrick Lichfield, HM The Queen with her dogs on the lawn in front of Balmoral Castle, 1971 (c) Lichfield/Getty Images


Up until the 10th February, you can visit The Lightbox Gallery in Woking, where they have a new exhibition dedicated to Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee.

The exhibition celebrates Queen Elizabeth II's sixty years on the throne with an array of photographs taken by of three of Britain's most influential photographers: Cecil Beaton, Patrick Lichfield and Lord Snowdon.

Each had an opportunity to capture moments in the Queen's life to create an unique collection of pictures that are now being shared at The Lightbox gallery.

During the exhibition's run, there will be a number of free and paid for events that you can attend:

Crowns Family Workshop

Between 1.30pm-4pm on the 3rd January you can drop in and make crowns using recycled Christmas cards and decorations.

Portraits of HM The Queen

Between 12.30pm-1pm on the 10th January, a member of staff will give you are tour of the gallery.

Patrick Lichfield: A Life in Photography

At 1pm on the 17th January, Iain Lewis, Patrick Lichfield's photography assistant will give a talk, providing insight into the photographer's working methods. Costs 6

Treasures from the Royal Collection

At 7pm on the 24th January, the Librarian to the Royal Library, Oliver Everett, will give a 45 minute talk on the vast collection of books housed there. Tickets are 15.
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Why? See a rare collection of personal photographs from the Queen's life
When: 6th Dec - 10th Feb
Phone: 01483 737800
Where: The Lightbox Gallery
Cost: 6 & 15 talks, otherwise free
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