Welcome to our listing of poetry events throughout Scotland. Please use the registration form to register your own event. Events that are part of the SPL’s own programme are marked with a leaf.


June 2017

Jun 26 Mon

My Mother is an Artist

at Dry Dock. Leith Links, Edinburgh., 3:00pm - 5:00pm

A celebration of mothers, showcasing their creative work.

Category: live readings, workshop

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Jun 27 Tue

Fountain in a Wood: From Walden to Loch Lomond

at St. Giles' Cathedral, High St., Edinburgh

The Concord Women's Chorus perform a new work by American composer Beth Denisch, based on three poems from Kathleen Jamie's 'The Tree House.'

Category: free events, live music, live readings

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Jun 27 Tue

Launch of Kate Tough's pamphlet tilt-shift

at The Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, EH1 3LY

Kate Tough launches her pamphlet tilt-shift.

Category: book launch, live readings

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Jun 28 Wed

Open Book

at Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close Canongate Edinburgh EH8 8DT., 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A weekly drop in group where we read aloud and discuss poems selected from contrasting collections. (Feel free to bring your lunch.) No prior experience, knowledge or booking is required!

Category: reading groups

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Jun 28 Wed

Book launch and poetry reading with A.C.Clarke and Neil Leadbeater

at Stockbridge Library, 11 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5BA, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Poets A.C. Clarke and Neil Leadbeater will be reading from their new collections 'A Troubling Woman' and 'Finding the River Horse' at this special launch event.

Category: free events, live readings

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Jun 29 Thu

The Poetry Archive: Scottish Poetry Collection Live Launch

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

A celebration of the Poetry Archive, with live readings by Christine De Luca, Tom Pow and Anna Crowe.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Jun 30 Fri

Pimm's & Poetry: Discount Shopping Night

at The Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Help the SPL celebrate Independent Bookshop Week with a discount shopping night event.

Category: free event, SPL programme

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Jun 30 Fri

Hear Hare Here: Poetry at Golden Hare Books

at Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Golden Hare Books' monthly poetry night features JL Williams, Claire Askew and Theresa Munoz.

Category: live readings, performance

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