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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

Future events

Liz Lochhead

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. ... Read more about Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 1 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public.  Along woth each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

Short course - The Royal Table: Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 to Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Windsor Castle

Join food historian Marc Meltonville and Curator of Decorative Arts Kathryn Jones for a fascinating introduction to the history of food and the changing conventions in serving and dining from the Middle Ages to the Victorian era. ... Read more about Short course - The Royal Table: Cooking and Dining across the Ages

Special event - The Medieval Castle at Windsor

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Windsor Castle

Enjoy an evening lecture lead by Dr John Goodall, Architectural Editor of Country Life magazine, looking at the history of Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Special event - The Medieval Castle at Windsor

Watercolour of the fire damaged St. George's Hall, Windsor Castle

Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Windsor Castle

Join our study day to learn about the devastating fire at Windsor Castle in 1992 which made headline news across the world. ... Read more about Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Illuminated page from the Padshahnama depicting the weighing ceremony of the Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan

Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci

Special event - Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawings

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Windsor Castle

Join us for an evening lecture in the medieval Undercroft of Windsor Castle as we explore the story of Leonardo da Vinci. ... Read more about Special event - Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawings

A group explore the ruins of the South Portico at Thebes

Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Debbie Challis for a 1-hour afternoon talk as she explores the effect photography had on the emergence of archaeology as a new science. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Tipu Sultan claimed that it was 'better to live a single day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep' and adopted the symbol of the tiger as his own. ... Read more about Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

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