Events

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.

 

September 2017

 
Sep 21 Thu

Hear Hare Here #3

at Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Readings from poets Catherine Wilson, Marjorie Lotfi Gill, and Harry Giles.

Category: live readings

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Sep 22 Fri

Summer Poetry

at Museum of Edinburgh, 142 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DD, 11:00am - 11:30am

With Henry Marsh, Colin Will, Ken Cockburn, Martin Bates, and Jane Aldous.

Category: live readings

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Sep 22 Fri

The Launch of Gina Wilson's It Was and It Wasn't

at The Lighthouse, 43-45 W Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DB

The launch of Gina Wilson's second pamphlet.

Category: book launch, live readings

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Sep 23 Sat

Doors Open Day Talks

at Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:00pm

On Doors Open Day the SPL will offer the public the chance to look at some of our Special Collections items and Artists’ Books in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Category: free event, SPL programme, talk

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Sep 23 Sat

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 24 Sun

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 24 Sun

Shore Poets

at OH! Outhouse Bar, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh EH1 3LY

With James McGonigal, Vicki Husband, and Jane McKie.

Category: live music, live readings

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Sep 25 Mon

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 26 Tue

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 27 Wed

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 27 Wed

Summer Poetry

at Museum of Edinburgh, 142 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DD, 11:00am - 11:30am

With Jenni Daiches, Dorothy Lawrenson, Patricia McCaw, and Lesley May Miller.

Category: live readings

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Sep 27 Wed

Stairs and Whispers Anthology Launch - D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Launch of the UK’s first major anthology of D/deaf and disabled poets.

Category: book launch, SPL programme

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Sep 28 Thu

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 28 Thu

Modernist Poetry and the Little Magazine

at National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW

Dr Francesca Bratton explores the relationship between modernist poetry and the little magazines

Category: talk

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Sep 28 Thu

St Mungo’s Mirrorball Celebration of Russian Poets

at Moir / Dyer Room, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Readers include Valerie Thornton, Dai Vaughn, Alan McGlas, Stephanie Green, Robyn Marsack, James McGonigal and Liz Lochhead

Category: live readings

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Sep 28 Thu

National Poetry Day Event with Don Paterson

at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

Paterson will read from selected works for this unique event.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Sep 28 Thu

14th Year National Poetry Day – Light a Candle for John Clare

at Northampton Guildhall Courtyard, NN1 1NN, by the statue of John Clare

A celebration of the poet John Clare.

Category: free events, live readings

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Sep 28 Thu

Edinburgh: Singing the City

at Scottish Poetry Library

The launch of Edinburgh: Singing the City, a collection of poetry inspired by Edinburgh and its citizens by Christine De Luca.

Category: book launch, live readings, SPL programme

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Sep 29 Fri

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

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Sep 30 Sat

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade

at Thompson’s Tower, Duddingston, Edinburgh, 11:00am - 4:30pm

Such Frail Enclaves: Things Remembered, Made Things, Things Unmade is a gathering of artworks by Brigid Collins inspired by poems by Kathleen Jamie, Diana Hendry, Seamus Heaney and others.

Category: exhibitions

Full details