SPL programme

Oct 26 Thu

From East to West: Chrys Salt, Bashabi Fraser and Alan Riach

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Chrys Salt, Bashabi Fraser and Alan Riach read from their recently launched pamphlets.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Oct 28 Sat

Africa In Motion: Shashamane

at Scottish Poetry Library

Documentary about Rastafarians from around the world relocating to a small town in rural Ethiopia. Plus a live performance from Scottish-Jamaican singer Brina.

Category: films, live music, SPL programme

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Nov 1 Wed

Poetry for Peanuts

at The Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT, 10:30am - 11:30am

A laid-back family poetry hour for children under 5 and their grownups.

Category: children, reading groups, SPL programme

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Nov 2 Thu

Poetry Cafe of Reminiscence

at Scottish Poetry Library

A special Cafe of Reminiscence on the theme of 'To Absent Friends'.

Category: SPL programme

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Nov 3 Fri

Wilfred Owen 100 Years Later

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

On the centenary of the day Wilfred Owen left Edinburgh after a transformative stay in the capital, the SPL is staging a panel discussion on Owen's legacy.

Category: discussion, SPL programme

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Nov 11 Sat

Nothing But the Poem: Robert Crawford

at Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT

We will read and talk about a selection of poems by Robert Crawford in this session.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Nov 16 Thu

A Tapsalteerie Double-Pamphlet Launch

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

With Hungarian poet Győző Ferencz, BBC Scotland Poet in Residence Stuart Paterson, and Marcas Mac an Tuairneir.

Category: book launch, live readings, SPL programme

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Nov 27 Mon

Neil Forbes and Tom Pow: The Chef and The Poet

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

An award winning poet and an award winning chef join together for an unforgettable evening featuring the poems and tastes of Scotland.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Dec 2 Sat

Wrap Around : Emerging Artists Approach the Book Form

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:45pm - 8:30pm

Wrap Around showcases the work of emerging artists Joseph Glover, Mina Heydari & Francis Dosoo, and Cora James.

Category: SPL programme

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Dec 6 Wed

Poetry for Peanuts

at Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT, 10:30am - 11:30am

A laid-back family poetry hour for children under 5 and their grownups.

Category: children, reading groups, SPL programme

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Dec 16 Sat

Nothing But the Poem: Stuart A. Paterson

at Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT

We will read and talk about a selection of poems by Stuart A. Paterson in this session.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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