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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

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

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

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

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

Short Recital - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

Wednesday, 1 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era.
... Read more about Short Recital - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

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

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