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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

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

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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

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

Exclusive evening tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photographer: Shannon Toft

Exclusive Evening Tour

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 to Thursday, 28 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special summer tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both the Palace's dramatic past as well as its important role today. ... Read more about Exclusive Evening Tour

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Friday, 1 August 2014 to Friday, 15 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

On Friday 1, 8 and 15 August, storyteller Anna Lehr returns to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to tell imaginative tales of past royal residents. ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

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