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Beyond Borders International Festival

Date

25 August 2018 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

Location

Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6PW
Join Beyond Borders Scotland and influential writers, thinkers, politicians, broadcasters and artists to discuss some of the world’s most pressing issues in the Beyond Borders International Festival Main Tent. The Walled Garden Arts and Music Programme also features a wealth of material from artists, poets, storytellers, photographers and musicians from across the globe.

Category: festivals

Weave Festival with Sma' Shot Day

Date

7 July 2018 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

Paisley Town Centre
Hosted by Paisleyis, Weave is a multi-arts festival exploring activism and design, rooted in Paisley’s radical weaving heritage and celebrating its unique Sma’ Shot Day.

Category: festivals

Nature Writing Festival

Date

Repeats every day until Sun May 20 2018 .
19 May 2018 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Location

Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens
To coincide with the opening of The Lost Words exhibition the RBGE is holding its first ever festival of nature writing and illustration. A unique opportunity to connect or re-connect with the natural world through inspirational talks by leading authors, lively Q&A sessions, workshops and tours during this two day literary event.

Category: festivals

StAnza, Scotland's International Poetry Festival

Date

Repeats every day until Sun Mar 11 2018 .
7 March 2018 - 8:00am - 11:00pm

Location

Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9LA
With Liz Lochhead, Ko Un, Rachael Boast, and many, many more.

Category: festivals, live readings

Five Poets at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Date

16 August 2017 - 7:15pm - 9:00pm

Location

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
This annual August poetry feast features five unique poets: Rachael Boast, Jane Bonnyman, Vahni Capildeo, Alan Gillis, and Ira Lightman.

Category: festivals, free events, live readings

Five Poets at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Date

16 August 2017 - 7:15pm - 9:00pm

Location

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
This annual August poetry feast features five unique poets: Rachael Boast, Jane Bonnyman, Vahni Capildeo, Alan Gillis, and Ira Lightman.

Category: festivals, free events, live readings

Five Poets at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Date

16 August 2017 - 7:15pm - 9:00pm

Location

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
This annual August poetry feast features five unique poets: Rachael Boast, Jane Bonnyman, Vahni Capildeo, Alan Gillis, and Ira Lightman.

Category: festivals, free events, live readings

Secret Poetry Trail hosted by Gorgie Collective

Date

11 June 2017 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

Saughton Park, Edinburgh EH11 3BQ
Join Gorgie Collective for a Secret Poetry Trail in Saughton Park. The Park's annual Garden Party on Sunday 11th June 2017 12 - 5pm includes live music, food stalls, adult crafts, kids activities and more!

Category: festivals, free events, live music, walks & tours

The Parlour Guide to Exo-Politics

Date

29 May 2017 - 6:30pm

Location

Old Leith Theatre
Poet Rachel Plummer and the Scottish Clarinet Quartet deliver a vintage sci-fi themed, multi-media performance on the subject of contact with alien life.

Category: festivals, films, live music, performance, spoken word

Woman as Subject

Date

2 June 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location

Boardroom Edinburgh Central Library George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG
Writer and educator Helen Boden will lead a workshop inspired by materials in the library's collections that depict women being active in the arts and other fields.

Category: festivals, free event, workshop

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