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Poetry: © Carol Ann Duffy; Artwork: © Stephen Raw; Photograph: Royal Collection Trust

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Poetry for the Palace.

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. During this exclusive after-hours event, enjoy a special introductory talk by an expert guide. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Poetry for the Palace.

Family Activity Bags: Art Spy Poetry for the Palace

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy ... Read more about Family Activity Bags: Art Spy Poetry for the Palace

Poetry: © Carol Ann Duffy; Artwork: © Stephen Raw; Photograph: Royal Collection Trust

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The office of Poet Laureate is a special honour awarded by the Sovereign to a poet whose work is of national significance.  ... Read more about Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

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Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Thursday, 21 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Conservators William Miller and Gary Gronnestad discuss the work that went into preparing the Rokeby Commodes for this exhibition. The talk will also include a brief ... Read more about Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

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

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BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour

Saturday, 23 August 2014
Clarence House

BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking guided tour of Clarence House. ... Read more about BSL Interpreted and Lipspeaking Guided Tour

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Royal Mews

Sunday, 24 August 2014
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join us at the Royal Mews in August and listen to amazing stories about the Mews and its residents. ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Royal Mews

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 - The Duke's Maps

Thursday, 28 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The First Georgians includes a selection of military maps and plans from the important collection of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, one of the eighteenth century's great ... Read more about Short talk - The Duke's Maps

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

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