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

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

This event is no longer available. 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

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 with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

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. Canaletto is known for his ... 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
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

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 ... 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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