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.

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Mar 3 - 8 Tue - Sun

StAnza 2015

at Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9LA and many other venues in and around St Andrews

Scotland's International Poetry Festival

Category: festivals, live readings, spoken word

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Mar 6 Fri

Vive the [R]évolution : Poems in translation

at Institut francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 7TT, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

As part of the Vive The [R]évolution series at the Institut francais, Meg Bateman gives a bilingual reading of her poems both in English and in Gaelic.

Category: Gaelic, live readings

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Mar 9 Mon

Blind Poetics

at The Blind Poet, 32 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Blind Poetics, hosted by Alec Beattie and Roddy Shippin. Featuring Russell Jones and a bat-free Open Mic.

Category: live readings, open mic sessions

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Mar 11 Wed

Literary Lunchtime with Alan Gillis

at Bar Gandolfi, 64 Albion Str. Glasgow G1

University of Strathclyde presents Literary Lunchtime.

Category: live readings

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Mar 11 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland: Mary Johnston / Nalini Paul readings

at The Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TF

Readings from poets Mary Johnston and Nalini Paul

Category: Poetry Association of Scotland

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Mar 12 Thu

CAESURA #29 & SPL @ Saltire Society

at The Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TF, 6:30pm - 10:00pm

CAESURA is the home for sound poetry, found poetry, text-based performance at and all manner of liguistic innovation.

Category: live readings, SPL programme, spoken word

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Mar 12 Thu

Stephen Spender Prize anniversary reading

at The Royal Institution, 21 Albermarle Street, London W1S 4BS

The Stephen Spender Trust host the Stephen Spender Prize anniversary reading

Category: live readings

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Mar 13 Fri

The Arts of Memory in Later Life

at Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street , Edinburgh EH1 1SR, 10:30am - 4:30pm

Celebrating and nurturing creativity at all stages of life.

Category: SPL programme, workshop

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Mar 14 Sat

Nothing But The Poem: W. B. Yeats

at The Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TF, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Nothing But The Poem poetry reading session with poet Kate Hendry.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Mar 15 Sun

Vessel: a Poetry Workshop with multimedia poet Rebecca Sharp at Skriva

at Skriva Writing School, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, 25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AP, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Poetry Workshop with multimedia poet Rebecca Sharp at Skriva Writing School.

Category: workshop

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Mar 18 Wed

Poetry book discussion group

at CCA bar, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD

Glasgow poetry book group discussion event

Category: discussion, reading groups

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Mar 24 Tue

SPL Poetry Workshop

at Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AQ, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Poetry workshops with the SPL at Golden Hare Books.

Category: SPL programme, workshops

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Mar 25 Wed

Literary Lunchtime with Chris Agee

at Bar Gandolfi, 64 Albion Str. Glasgow G1

University of Strathclyde presents Literary Lunchtime.

Category: live readings

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Mar 25 Wed

The Hugh MacDiarmid Lecture: Alexander McCall Smith ‘Images of Nature and Human Nature in Auden’

at The Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TF

We are delighted to join with the Poetry Association Scotland to host this year's Hugh MacDiarmid Lecture, in which Alexander McCall Smith will be talking to us about his favourite poet, W.H. Auden. ‘What W. H. Auden can do for You’ pub. Princeton Press. Alexander McCall Smith

Category: Poetry Association of Scotland, SPL programme

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Mar 26 Thu

St Mungo’s Mirrorball 10th Anniversary Birthday Party

at CCA, Glasgow

A celebration of a decade of St Mungo's Mirrorball. With special guests!

Category: live readings

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Mar 29 Sun

Shore Poets March

at Henderson's at St John's, St John's Terrace, 3 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP

Shore Poets March present John Glenday, Molly Vogel and Hamish Whyte.

Category: live readings

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