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.

 

December 2016

 
Dec 7 Wed

Poetry for Peanuts

at Scottish Poetry Library, 10:30am - 11:30am

Pop in for this guided family poetry hour once a month on Wednesdays.

Category: SPL programme

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Dec 7 Wed

Collective Hush

at Scottish Poetry Library, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Quiet time at the SPL for those who wish to study or write.

Category: SPL programme

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Dec 7 Wed

Loud Poets XMAS Special

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

The Loud Poets bring festive cheer to the SPL.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Dec 8 Thu

Poetry and Coffee

at Henderson's Cafe, 94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, 10:30am - 11:30am

A.C.Clarke, Steve Harvey, and Finola Scott will be reading selections from their poetry.

Category: free events, live readings

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Dec 8 Thu

Poetry Pamphlet Fair

at National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Independent Scottish Publishing Poetry Pamphlet Fair

Category: free event

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Dec 9 Fri

Extra Second Presents 2016: A Year in (Poetic) Review

at Vulture Lounge, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

A poetic review of a troubled year.

Category: live readings

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Dec 10 Sat

Edinburgh Haiku Circle

at The Space, Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Participants who have prepared a haiku will present it to the group for feedback. Time permitting, one or two winter-themed Japanese Haiku will be presented and discussed.

Category: collaboration, creative writing, discussion, workshop

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Dec 12 Mon

Blind Poetics

at The Blind Poet, 34 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, 8:00pm - 11:00pm

December's Blind Poetics features Ryan Van Winkle plus open mic. Email us to book a 5 minute slot. And, Christmas presents in the form of some rather nice Blind Poetics merchandise.

Category: free events, live readings, open mic

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Dec 13 Tue

Discount Poetry Shopping Night!!

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

Grab a mince pie, a glass of wine and fill your bags up with poetry goodies!

Category: free event

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Dec 14 Wed

HappenStance Winterfest: ‘the roll, the rise, the carol, the creation’

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

HappenStance launch three new publications with Gerry Cambridge and Andrew Scalter.

Category: book launches, live readings, SPL programme

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