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.


July 2018

Jul 24 Tue

Stewed Rhubarb: Past and Future

at Scottish Poetry Library

With Rachel McCrum, Harry Giles and Jenny Lindsay.

Category: book launch, live reading, SPL programme

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Jul 25 Wed

A Pint, A Puzzle and a Poem: An Hour with John Roy Stuart, the Bard of Culloden

at Queens Arms, 49 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

A reading of John Roy's poems.

Category: live reading

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Jul 27 Fri

Shilpa Gupta and Salil Tripathi in conversation

at Institut Français D’Ecosse, West Parliament Square, 10:00am - 11:00am

Artist Shilpa Gupta will introduce Salil Tripathi who will discuss her new commission and consider some of the writers and poems who have informed this major new work.

Category: exhibition

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Jul 27 Fri

The Slaminals of Farthing Wood

at Scottish Poetry Library

Satirical slam.

Category: performance poetry & slams, SPL programme

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Jul 28 Sat

Pimms, Pamphlets & Periodicals

at The Scottish Poetry Library, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The SPL are hosting a sales event for Scottish Pamphlet, Periodical and Zine publishers of poetry.

Category: book fairs, free events, SPL programme

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Jul 31 Tue

Umbrella Man - Edinburgh Fringe Preview

at Scottish Poetry Library

Using poetry, storytelling and improvised piano to take the audience on a journey to the limits of common sense, Umbrella Man is a Don Quixote for the millennial generation.

Category: spoken word

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