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Visitors attending a Private Morning Tour at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Wednesday, 1 January 2014 to Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of Scotland’s official residence of The Queen highlights both the Palace's dramatic past and its important role today. ... Read more about Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

Wednesday, 1 January 2014 to Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both the Palace's dramatic past and its important role today. ... Read more about Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

The Commonwealth: Gifts to The Queen

Friday, 21 March 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

Palace of Holyroodhouse

In the year that The Commonwealth Games come to Scotland, a new display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marks The Queen's role as Head of the Commonwealth through gifts presented to Her Majesty by Commonwealth countries around the world. ... Read more about The Commonwealth: Gifts to The Queen

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The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Thursday, 1 May 2014 to Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

New for 2014, groups can book a guided walk through the historic Palace gardens combined with a visit to the Historic State Apartments. Including parts of the grounds not normally open to the public, the tour takes you through the ruins of the ... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

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

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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

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