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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

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

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

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

Short Talk - A Talk and a Walk

Thursday, 21 August 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

In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Saturday, 19 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

As part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, explore In Fine Style with exhibition curator Anna Reynolds and British Designer Gareth Pugh. Anna will introduce the exhibition and talk to Gareth about the historical fashion influences ... Read more about In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Verbal Description Highlights Tour: In Fine Style

Monday, 14 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works and themes in In Fine Style: The ... Read more about Verbal Description Highlights Tour: In Fine Style

A painting by Huysmans of Francis Stuart, Duchess of Richmond (1647-1702)

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Monday, 26 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

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