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Wilfred Owen 100 Years Later

Date

3 November 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library
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

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

Date

26 October 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location

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

Category: live readings, SPL programme

Interactive Reading with Hugh McMillan and Hugh Bryden

Date

6 October 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library
Publisher Hugh Bryden and poet Hugh McMillan will discuss their long collaboration.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

Book Making Workshop with Hugh Bryden and Hugh McMillan

Date

6 October 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library
This workshop introduces the rudiments of book making, inviting participants to experiment with their own hand-made books in several different formats.

Category: SPL programme, workshop

Black Women’s Voices: an evening of performance and discussion

Date

17 October 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library
For Black History Month, Jamaican-Canadian poet Olive Senior heads a bill of vital voices brought to you by Engender.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

Edinburgh: Singing the City

Date

28 September 2017 - 7:00pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library
The launch of Edinburgh: Singing the City, a collection of poetry inspired by Edinburgh and its citizens by Christine De Luca.

Category: book launch, live readings, SPL programme

Doors Open Day Talks

Date

23 September 2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh
On Doors Open Day the SPL will offer the public the chance to look at some of our Special Collections items and Artists’ Books in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Category: free event, SPL programme, talk

Nothing But the Poem: Robert Crawford

Date

11 November 2017 - 11:00am

Location

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

Nothing But the Poem: Olive Senior

Date

14 October 2017 - 11:00am

Location

Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT
We will read and talk about a selection of poems by Olive Senior in this session.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

Poetry for Peanuts

Date

1 November 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Location

The Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT
A laid-back family poetry hour for children under 5 and their grownups.

Category: children, reading groups, SPL programme

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