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Special Event - Carol Ann Duffy: An Evening with the Laureate and her Poetry

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Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

There is a public car park adjacent to the Gallery at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Queen's Gallery is a 15 minute walk from the station.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Queen’s Gallery is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Gallery.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Coach parking is provided free of charge.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Adults £12.50
    Concessions and 1-Year Pass Holders £10.00
    Includes refreshments

    Booking essential

Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, is accompanied by virtuoso musician John Sampson for a very special evening of poetry and music in the Throne Room and The Queen's Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Celebrating the halfway point in her Laureateship with readings of her poems, this is an opportunity to join Carol Ann Duffy for a perfect fusion of words, music and history.