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Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

Saturday, 18 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special tour explores the history of the Poet Laureate and the work of Carol Ann Duffy.  An FM portable loop system is available.  To reserve your free place please contact the Learning bookings team (details below). ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

Family Activities: October Half Term at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Monday, 13 October 2014 to Sunday, 19 October 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse during October half term and help create a giant landscape with a professional illustrator. ... Read more about Family Activities: October Half Term at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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 Venetian view of London

Thursday, 9 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The visit of the celebrated vedute painter Canaletto to England in 1747 was part of a tradition of important Venetian artists working in the country. ... Read more about Short talk - A Venetian view of London

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

Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, is accompanied by virtuoso musician John Sampson for a very special evening of poetry and music. ... Read more about Special Event - Carol Ann Duffy: An Evening with the Laureate and her Poetry

Family Saturdays in October 2014

Saturday, 4 October 2014 to Saturday, 18 October 2014
Windsor Castle

Join us to find out some of the stories of the characters who have lived inside the Castle walls during ten centuries of history. ... Read more about Family Saturdays in October 2014

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour

Saturday, 4 October 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 the exhibition.  To reserve your free place contact the Learning bookings team (details below). ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour

BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking guided tour of Windsor Castle precincts

Access Event - BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour

Saturday, 4 October 2014
Windsor Castle

Join a free BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour of the precincts of Windsor Castle. Tour the outside areas of H.M. The Queen's favourite weekend home and discover nearly 1,000 years of history. ... Read more about Access Event - BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour

Short talk - Jacobite prints

Thursday, 2 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. George I and George II faced continued threats to their rule from the rival Stuart Princes, who also claimed the British crown.  Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawing ... Read more about Short talk - Jacobite prints

Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Thursday, 2 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The concert offers an enchanting dialogue between the visual arts and associated music, with pieces by celebrated eighteenth-century composers such as Croft, Handel and Haydn. ... Read more about Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

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