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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

Stephen Raw is the textual artist whose specially created artworks of Carol Ann Duffy's poems adorn the walls of The Queen's Gallery for Poetry for the Palace and Peter Dayan is the world's only professor of word and music studies.  They come ... 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

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.  He is also the founder of the poets' collective Loud Poets.  His flair for combining the finest literary technique with consumate stage savvy ... 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 is a poet with a rare gift for bringing language to life in her own work and in the aspiring writers she works with.  Liz will explore Poetry for the Palace as the impetus for a workshop to unleash the poet in everyone.  The ... Read more about Course - I'm a Poet and I Know It: Following the Laureates' Footsteps

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 - Emma Stuart, Curator of Books and Manuscripts, and Deborah Clarke, Curator, Palace of Holyroodhouse - explore the tales behind the exhibition's displays.  From relationships between ... 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

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

The Poet Laureate is accompanied by virtuoso musician John Sampson for a very special evening of poetry and music in the Throne Room and The Queen's Galery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  Celebrating the halfway point in her Laureateship with ... 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

Short Talk - A Talk and A Walk

Thursday, 23 October 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

Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Liz Lochhead, National Poet for Scotland, puts the use of Scots in poetry under the microscope.  This luminous figure in Scottish theatrical and literary life has successfully deployed both English and Lowland Scotls in her poems and plays.  What have ... Read more about Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

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