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Family Activity Bags: Art Spy Poetry for the Palace

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy ... Read more about Family Activity Bags: Art Spy Poetry for the Palace

Private Evening View for groups - Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy a Private Evening View of Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. This is an exclusive after-hours event to enjoy the exhibition without the crowds. Groups may bring ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Poetry: © Carol Ann Duffy; Artwork: © Stephen Raw; Photograph: Royal Collection Trust

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Poetry for the Palace.

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. During this exclusive after-hours event, enjoy a special introductory talk by an expert guide. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Poetry for the Palace.

Poetry: © Carol Ann Duffy; Artwork: © Stephen Raw; Photograph: Royal Collection Trust

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The office of Poet Laureate is a special honour awarded by the Sovereign to a poet whose work is of national significance.  ... Read more about Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

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In Conversation - Picture or Poem? The Poetry of Art and the Art in Poetry, with Stephen Raw and Professor Peter Dayan

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for an evening of fascinating cross art-form exploration as Stephen and Peter come together to bring their unique perspectives on these complementary art forms. ... Read more about In Conversation - Picture or Poem? The Poetry of Art and the Art in Poetry, with Stephen Raw and Professor Peter Dayan

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 30 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public.  Along with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

MiKo Berry - Scottish Poetry Slam Champion

Special Event - Rhyming Slams

Thursday, 11 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

MiKo Berry is Scottish Poetry Slam Champion and recently took 4th place in the World Championships in Paris. ... Read more about Special Event - Rhyming Slams

Course - I'm a Poet and I Know It: Following the Laureates' Footsteps

Saturday, 13 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Liz Niven will explore Poetry for the Palace as the impetus for a workshop to unleash the poet in everyone. ... Read more about Course - I'm a Poet and I Know It: Following the Laureates' Footsteps

Short Talk - A Talk and a Walk

Monday, 22 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Poetry for the Palace curators, Deborah Clarke or Emma Stuart, for a 10-minute exploration of The Queen’s Gallery exhibition discovering the connections, intrigues and histories behind this poetic journey of the last three centuries. ... Read more about Short Talk - A Talk and a Walk

Royal Collection Trust/© Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Lecture - A Gift of Verse: The Poets Laureate and the Palace

Monday, 22 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Royal Collection Trust curators of 'Poetry for the Palace' explore the tales behind the exhibition's displays. ... Read more about Lecture - A Gift of Verse: The Poets Laureate and the Palace

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