SPL programme

Sep 26 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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Oct 3 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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Oct 3 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland presents: Douglas Dunn

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

Unquestionably one of the greatest living poets writing in English, Douglas Dunn returns after a 16 year absence.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Oct 4 Thu

National Poetry Day: A Celebration

at Scottish Poetry Library

Join us this National Poetry Day as we explore its theme of 'change'. With Vahni Capildeo.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Oct 6 Sat

Saturday Morning Poems with Open Book: Liz Niven

at Scottish Poetry Library

The SPL reading group tackles Liz Niven.

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Oct 6 Sat

Memento Muriel: Poetry and archives workshop with Theresa Muñoz

at Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Theresa Muñoz for a workshop on how to create poems using archival material as your inspiration.

Category: SPL programme, workshop

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Oct 10 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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Oct 10 Wed

Live the Reading Life: A Celebration of Canadian Poetry

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

A celebration of Canadian and Scottish poetry.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Oct 13 Sat

Spark in Poetry: A Launch

at Scottish Poetry Library

The SPL hosts the launch of Spark, a new poetry anthology, edited by Rob A. Mackenzie and Louise Peterkin.

Category: book launch, SPL programme

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Oct 16 Tue

Dove Tales: Lament for Palestine

at Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Charitable event highlighting the plight of the people of Palestine through poetry, music and theatre.

Category: SPL programme

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Oct 17 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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Oct 19 Fri

Viva Granada

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

Poets Juana Adcock and Christie Williamson with special guests.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Oct 23 Tue

Marbles #4 Dark Launch

at Scottish Poetry Library

Launch of 'the Dark Issue'.

Category: magazine launch, SPL programme

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Oct 24 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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Oct 24 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland Presents: Alan Riach

at Scottish Poetry Library

Alan Riach will deliver the annual Hugh MacDiarmid Lecture.

Category: lectures & seminars, SPL programme

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Oct 31 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 3 Sat

Saturday Morning Poems with Open Book: Edmund Blunden

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

The SPL reading group tackles the WW1 poet.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Nov 3 Sat

The Heretics (Edinburgh Gaelic Festival)

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

An evening of poetry and song.

Category: live music, live reading, SPL programme

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Nov 7 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 7 Wed

Absent Friends: Death Café

at Scottish Poetry Library, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

A space in which we can come together to talk about lost loved ones through conversation and poetry.

Category: SPL programme

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Nov 14 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 14 Wed

The Ballad of Muriel Spark

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

A new work for violin and string quartet inspired by a selection of Muriel Spark's poetry.

Category: live music, 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 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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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 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 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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