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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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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

Future events

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

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 27 September 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

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour

Saturday, 4 October 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 the exhibition.  To reserve your free place contact the Learning bookings team (details below). ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour

Black and white photography of Carol Ann Duffy © Jemima Kuhfeld

Special Event - Carol Ann Duffy: An Evening with the Laureate and her Poetry

Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, is accompanied by virtuoso musician John Sampson for a very special evening of poetry and music. ... Read more about Special Event - Carol Ann Duffy: An Evening with the Laureate and her Poetry

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 11 October 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

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