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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

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. ... 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

Family Activities: Behind the Ropes Tours

Thursday, 10 July 2014 to Thursday, 28 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Behind the Ropes Tours

An exclusive chance to go behind the ropes and walk through secret passages as you explore the Palace with a member of the learning team. ... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the Ropes Tours

Family Activities: Hands on History

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 to Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 7 July 2014 to Sunday, 31 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

The Palace of Holyroodhouse offers a great day out for families. Look out for our exciting programme of regular drop-in sessions and activity trails for families.

Activities available everyday:

Family Audio Tour ... Read more about Family Activities: Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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