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Very Peculiar Burns Supper

This Saturday, I’ll be taking part in this: On Saturday 25 January 7pm Macrobert Arts Centre University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA The Write Angle presents A Very Peculiar Burns’ Supper – 6 Nae Burns and Nae Supper* * some nibbles A fun-filled and thought-provoking evening of contemporary spoken word / poetry, and acoustic music.…
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January 20, 2020 0

Poem-A-Thon for Detainees

On Saturday 19th October I will be one of a group of Scottish poets taking part in a Poem-a-thon for detainees being held at the US border, to be held in Newcastle.It is being organised by poets Pippa Little and Catherine Selkirk, and a great many well-loved poets are involved. All money will go to RAICES,…
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October 16, 2019 0

National Poetry Day

There is a lot going on on National Poetry Day 3rd October. The FWS will host its annual National Poetry Day event at GoMA on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 between 2 – 5.30. Each slot is 5 minutes -this will be strictly observed. These will be allocated on a first come first served basis with…
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September 23, 2019 0

LoveCrumbs Reading

Lovecrumbs readings Friday, 13 September 2019 from 19:00-22:00 155 West Port, Edinburgh EH3 9DP, UK the fifth evening of poetry, fiction and non-fiction! doors will open at 7pm and readings will kick off at 7.30, a bar with wine, beers and cake will be available so come along, cosy up and have a listen. lovecrumbs…
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September 4, 2019 0

Writing with Rimmer

Forgive the whimsical title. It was a placeholder, and we thought it was funny so we left it. The real event is: Writing from Where You Are A creative writing workshop with poet, Elizabeth Rimmer. Elizabeth Rimmer will use her knowledge of local plant life to inspire participants to create their own creative responses –…
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August 28, 2019 0

Fundraiser for Brownsbank

Readings by Brownsbank Fellow Gerry Cambridge, month-long residency poet Richie McCaffery, RSP poets Elizabeth Rimmer and Colin Will. Hosted by Red Squirrel Press MacDiarmid’s home, Brownsbank, is in need of major repairs and £6,000 is needed to even obtain a survey re restoration. All proceeds will go to MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank, free Red Squirrel Press publication…
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August 28, 2019 0

Becoming Botanical launch

There will be a LAUNCH event for the Becoming Botanical anthology it will happen inn Glasgow, Scotland on 30 May from 18:30 – 20:30 at the Photography Studio in the SWG3 Studio Warehouse – a trendy art/music venue in the city’s Westend with a great skylight. We will have have readings, plant-inspired music + sonic-art,…
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May 16, 2019 0

Scotia Extremis

Wednesday 20 March 7pm Cornerstone Café St John’s Junction of Lothian Road and Princes Street EH2 4BJ This event has had to be rescheduled. It will now take place on 3rd May in Blackwells Bookshop, South Bridge Edinburgh Launch of Scotia Extremis anthology Scotia Extremis: Brian Johnstone and former FWS Makar Andy Jackson host the…
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March 5, 2019 0

Stirling Launch

On the 5th December I will be helping local poet and novelist Charlie Gracie launch his long-awaited first novel, To Live With What You Are, Published by Red Squirrel Press, at Stirling Central Library, 3 Corn Exchange Road FK8 2HX, at 6:30 pm.There will be wine, squirrel cookies, and fig rolls, for reasons which will become clear…
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November 7, 2018 0

Callander Poetry Weekend

I will be at the Callander Poetry Weekend, hosted by Sally Evans and Ian King of the Callander Bookshop (Main Strret, Callander). It will be a shortened version this year, but with all the features we have come to love. 7th September Friday evening in the Bookshop opened by Ian King 8.30 pm FRIDAY 8.35…
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August 30, 2018 0