Events

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.

 

June 2018

 
Jun 19 Tue

Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, Calum Gardner

at SWG3 Poetry Club, 100 Eastvale Place, Glasgow

Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian and Calum Gardner read.

Category: live reading

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Jun 20 Wed

Open Book

at Scottish Poetry Library, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A weekly shared reading session.

Category: reading groups

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Jun 20 Wed

Quiet Slam

at The Royal Dick pub @ Summerhall, Edinburgh

From the Horse's Mouth hosts their first Quiet Slam.

Category: performance poetry & slams

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Jun 21 Thu

Autumn Voices Book Launch

at Blackwells Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1YS

Scottish writers over 70 talk about creativity in later life.

Category: book launch, live reading

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Jun 21 Thu

June Session

at Garden Room, Duddingston Kirk, 5 Old Church Lane, Duddingston Village, Edinburgh EH15 3PX

Third Thursday Club, Duddingston Kirk, hosts Musselburgh poet Stephen Barnaby, singer-songwriter Lisa Rigby, and other local musicians at their Midsummer, end of season, event.

Category: live music, performance

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Jun 22 Fri

Shore 2 Shore

at Municipal Hall, Kirkstyle, Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ML12 6DT

Carol Ann Duffy's Shore 2 Shore is back for 2018! Atkinson-Pryce Books in Biggar hosts Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, accompanied by Scots Makar Jackie Kay, Imtiaz Dharker, Gillian Clarke, musician John Sampson and local guest poet Gerda Stevenson to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week.

Category: live readings

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Jun 23 Sat

Easy Morning Poems: Yvonne Reddick

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

Our reading group focuses on 'ecopoet' Yvonne Reddick.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Jun 23 Sat

Poems for Grenfell Tower

at Scottish Poetry Library, 2:00pm - 3:15pm

With Rona Fitzgerald, Peter Kelly, Sam Phipps, Finola Scott and Marie-Therese Taylor.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Jun 24 Sun

Poetry Launch: Alasdair Gray and Walter Perrie

at Blackwell's Bookshop, 53 - 62 South Bridge, Edinburgh

Reading by Alasdair Gray and Walter Perrie.

Category: book launch, live reading

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Jun 27 Wed

Open Book

at Scottish Poetry Library, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A weekly shared reading session.

Category: reading groups

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Jun 30 Sat

Edge of the Depths: creative-writing workshop with Anne-Marie Fyfe

at Stromness Library, 2-12 Victoria St, Stromness KW16 3AA, 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Sea-themed workshop.

Category: workshop

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