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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Sep 5 Fri

Poetry Cafe

Read, recite, and discuss or just listen to and enjoy poetry.

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Sep 7 Sun

Luminate Poetry Slam Workshop

Luminate: Scotland’s creative ageing festival Wednesday 1 – Friday 31 October 2014

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Sep 9 Tue

Launch of Prodigal by Jim Carruth

Launch of the pamphlet Prodigal by Jim Carruth

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Sep 11 Thu

Poetry and Coffee

Morelle Smith, Basil Du Toit and Mary Johnston will be reading selections from their poetry

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Need to find a poem for a wedding?

We will be very happy you help you find the poems you need - or even the ones you have 'lost'. We can also help with all sorts of poetry queries. Whatever your question, just get in touch and we'll do our best to help. Ask us a question…

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day is Thursday 2 October 2014. Find out about our poem postcards, free download posters, activities and teaching ideas on this year's theme of 'Remember'! Find out more…

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