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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Apr 18 - 29 Fri - Tue

Seven Poems that Japanese poet met in Scotland - a poetry exhibition

Poems and posters based on Japanese poet Uchida Go's experience of Scotland.

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Apr 18 Fri

Rally and Broad

Music and poetry cabaret featuring Caroline Bird, Kite & The Crane, Jack Webb, McGuire and Sarah Stewart.

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Apr 19 Sat

John Calder: A Life with Books

During his active career John Calder published over 6,000 books. Here, he introduces selections of poetry and prose from some of them

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Apr 22 Tue

Nothing but The Poem: Shakespeare Sonnets

Theme of the session: Shakespeare sonnets.

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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 was Thursday 3 October. Find poems, films, pdf posters and more on this year's 'water' theme! Find out more…

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