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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

May 27 Sat

Nothing but the Poem: Les Murray

Our reading group tackles Les Murray.

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May 28 Sun

Found in Translation at Hidden Door

Found in Translation celebrates translation in all its forms, showcasing the unsung heroes of literature who make words travel in ever dynamic ways. Four translators and poets present their own... Go to event

May 28 Sun

Shore Poets Live May Event

Shore Poets MAY – Poetry from :

Niall O’Gallagher
Peter MacKay
Andrew Sclater
Angela McSeveney
Tracey S. Rosenberg

Live music from Skelf

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May 29 Mon

The Parlour Guide to Exo-Politics

Poet Rachel Plummer is joining forces with the acclaimed Scottish Clarinet Quartet to deliver a vintage sci-fi themed, multi-media performance on the subject of contact with alien life.

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