SPL programme

Nov 19 Mon

Tony Harrison Season: An Evening with Tony Harrison

at Edinburgh Filmhouse

A rare opportunity to hear one of Britain’s leading poets, Tony Harrison, in conversation, discussing his film poems.

Category: films, SPL programme

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Nov 20 Tue

Tony Harrison Shorts: Greek Tales

at Edinburgh Filmhouse.

A rare screening of three film poems by Tony Harrison: Metamorpheus, A Maybe Day in Kazakhstan and The Gaze of the Gorgon.

Category: films, SPL programme

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Nov 21 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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Nov 21 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland Presents: George Gunn

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

George Gunn, poet, playwright and novelist from Caithness, will be reading his poems.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Nov 22 Thu

Report on Experience: Edmund Blunden and WW1

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

Robyn Marsack talks about Edmund Blunden with the poet's daughter, Margi Blunden.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Nov 24 Sat

Book Week Scotland: Rebel Girls Workshop

at Scottish Poetry Library, 10:15am - 11:15am

Workshop for children.

Category: SPL programme

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Nov 24 Sat

Book Week Scotland: Rebel Book Club

at Scottish Poetry Library

Rebel Book Club delves deep into the words of David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Mark E Smith.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Nov 26 Mon

Tony Harrison Season: State of the Nation

at Edinburgh Filmhouse

A rare screening of Tony Harrison's film poems Crossings and V.

Category: films, SPL programme

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Nov 28 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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Nov 29 Thu

Tony Harrison Season: Lives and Memories

at Edinburgh Filmhouse

A rare screening of Tony Harrison's film poems The Shadow of Hiroshima and Black Daisies for the Bride.

Category: films, SPL programme

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Dec 1 Sat

Saturday Morning Poems with Open Book: John Hegley

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

The SPL reading group tackles John Hegley.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Dec 1 Sat

St Andrews Fair Saturday

at Scottish Poetry Library, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

An afternoon celebrating writing from communities in and around Edinburgh.

Category: SPL programme

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Dec 3 Mon

Tony Harrison Season: Prometheus

at Edinburgh Filmhouse

A political parable set against the closure of the last Yorkshire pit.

Category: films, SPL programme

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Dec 5 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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Dec 8 Sat

HappenStance launch and Christmas party

at Scottish Poetry Library, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With M.R. Peacocke, D.A. Prince, Geoff Lander and Helen Nicholson.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Dec 12 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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Dec 19 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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