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Jul 27 Thu

Summer Poetry

at Museum of Edinburgh, 142 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DD

Martin Bates, Anne Connolly, Bashabi Fraser, and Colin Will read.

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Jul 27 Thu

Finding the Words

at York Explore Library and Archive, Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS, 6:45pm - 7:45pm

Finding the Words is a regular poetry evening every month at York Explore Library. Each evening, hosted by York Explore Library and Archive, brings together three poets with the aim to include both published writers and those working towards a collection.

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Jul 27 Thu

Poetry Al Fresco with Ryan Van Winkle in Jupiter Artland

at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Saltire Prize-winning poet and curator Ryan Van Winkle for an engaging evening of poetry on a walkabout reading.

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Jul 28 Fri

Four Simmer, A Night of Poetry and Flavour

at Edinburgh Food Studio, Edinburgh, 7:30pm - 11:30pm

Dinner and poetry, featuring Emily Ballou, Ryan Van Winkle, JL Williams, Ron Butlin and Tom Pow.

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Jul 29 Sat

Four Simmer, A Night of Poetry and Flavour

at Edinburgh Food Studio, Edinburgh, 7:30pm - 11:30pm

Dinner and poetry, featuring Emily Ballou, Ryan Van Winkle, JL Williams, Ron Butlin and Tom Pow.

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Aug 3 Thu

Summer Poetry

at Museum of Edinburgh, 142 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DD

Jamie Reid Baxter, Christine De Luca, Basil du Toit, and Joy Hendry read.

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Aug 9 Wed

Scribblers in the Sun

at Thistle Foundation. 13, Queens Walk, Edinburgh EH16 4EA, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Thistle’s Creative Writing Group ‘The Scribblers’ are hosting a special ‘off the Fringe’ event at Thistle’s Centre of Wellbeing in Craigmillar.

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Aug 9 Wed

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 10 Thu

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 11 Fri

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 12 Sat

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 13 Sun

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 14 Mon

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 15 Tue

Neil Hilborn

at Lower Hall, Edinburgh

Neil Hilborn is a slam poet who both writes and performs poetry.

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Aug 16 Wed

Wilfred Owen's Edinburgh 1917-2017: Jackie Kay at the EIBF

at Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

ackie Kay premieres her new poem commissioned specially to mark the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s time in Edinburgh.

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Aug 17 Thu

Wilfred Owen's Edinburgh 1917-2017: W is for Wilfred Owen - A celebration

at City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A celebration of the life and work of Wilfred Owen in music and poetry.

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Aug 18 Fri

Wilfred Owen's Edinburgh 1917-2017: When Wilfred Met Siegfried

at Craiglockhart, Edinburgh Napier University

A celebration of Owen and Sassoon's meeting, through readings of their letters, diaries, and poems.

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Sep 28 Thu

National Poetry Day Event with Don Paterson

at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

Paterson will read from selected works for this unique event.

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