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.

 

October 2018

 
Oct - Nov 12 - 3 Fri - Sat

Cyrano de Bergerac

at Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

Edwin Morgan Scots-Glaswegian translation of the French classic.

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Oct 18 Thu

Loud Poets: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

at Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

With Jess Green, Joe with the Glasses, Ellen Renton and Leo Glaister.

Category: live music, live reading

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Oct 19 Fri

Viva Granada

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Poets Juana Adcock and Christie Williamson with special guests.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Oct 20 Sat

Theresa Muñoz: Settle and Spark

at Berwick United Reformed Church (St Paul’s) Main Street, Spittal, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1QY, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Muñoz reads new work inspired by Muriel Spark.

Category: live reading

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Oct 20 Sat

BSL Poems: Donna Williams, Leah Francisco, Bea Webster

at Scottish Poetry Library

An evening of poetry and a panel discussion on BSL poetry.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Oct 23 Tue

Marbles #4 Dark Launch

at Scottish Poetry Library

Launch of 'the Dark Issue'.

Category: magazine launch, SPL programme

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Oct 24 Wed

Midweek Poems with Open Book

at Scottish Poetry Library, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A weekly shared reading group.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Oct 24 Wed

Stephanie Young and Tom Leonard

at The Poetry Club, 100 Eastvale Place, G3 8QG Glasgow, United Kingdom, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

An evening of political poetry.

Category: live reading

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Oct 24 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland Presents: Alan Riach

at Scottish Poetry Library

Alan Riach will deliver the annual Hugh MacDiarmid Lecture.

Category: lectures & seminars, SPL programme

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Oct 27 Sat

Creative Writing Workshops for Children

at Scottish Poetry Library

Creative writing workshops for children up to the age of twelve.

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Oct 27 Sat

Creative Writing Workshops for Teens

at Scottish Poetry Library

Creative writing workshops for teens.

Category: creative writing, workshop

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Oct 29 Mon

Scotland & Ireland: Deirdre of the Sorrows

at Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Kenneth Steven’s sequence of poems retells the story of Deirdre.

Category: live reading

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Oct 30 Tue

Murder Ballads

at Woodland Creatures, 260–262 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EL

With Elise Hadgraft, Molly McLachlan, Nicoletta Wylde, Alec Beattie and Max Scratchmann.

Category: live music, live poetry

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Oct 31 Wed

Midweek Poems with Open Book

at Scottish Poetry Library, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A weekly shared reading group.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Oct 31 Wed

Fright Night: The SPL Halloween Party

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A Halloween poetry party.

Category: live reading, open mic, SPL programme

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Oct 31 Wed

The Night With... including poetry by Nan Shepherd

at BrewDog Castlegate, Aberdeen

Concert series for soprano and clarinet including pieces featuring poems by Nan Shepherd, Jane MacKie, Helene Grøn and Stewart Sanderson.

Category: live music

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