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.


February 2017

Feb 23 Thu

Finding the Words with poets Will Kemp, Jane Kite and Rob Miles

at York Explore Library, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Finding the Words is a regular poetry evening every fourth Thursday of the month at York Explore Library.

Category: live readings

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Feb 24 Fri

'The moment that holds you': film-poetry

at The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF

Liz Mathews introduces her film which is drawn from her artist's books setting poems by Jeremy Hooker. Enjoy the blending of visual and sound poetry in this 24 minute meditation.

Category: films, free

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Feb 25 Sat

Nothing but the Poem: J.O. Morgan

at Scottish Poetry Library, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Join us for a Nothing But the Poem session discussing the work of J.O. Morgan.

Category: SPL programme

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Feb 25 Sat

Dare to Be Loud! Spoken Word Workshop with Katie Ailes

at Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

In this two-hour workshop, spoken word artist Katie Ailes from the collective Loud Poets will guide you through creative writing and performance exercises. Women Only.

Category: creative writing, performance poetry & slams, short courses & writers retreats & one-off workshops, spoken word, workshop

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Feb 27 Mon

Creative Conversations: Poet William Letford - hosted by University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme

at University of Glasgow Chapel, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series, poet William Letford comes to campus to chat about his writing. Bring your lunch and burning questions!

Category: discussion, free events, live readings, talks

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