It’s the final Shore Poets event of the season! Please come help us celebrate. Sunday 25th June 2017 7pm (doors open 630pm) Oh! Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY Admission: £5 (concessions £3) Please be there in plenty of time to get a seat. Unfortunately, fire regulations mean we have to turn peopleContinue reading Shore Poets JUNE: Miriam Gamble, Ioannis Kalkounos, Christine de Luca + Simmerdim + Liz Berry and MOMA!
Before we get on to the May event – in case you’re wondering where MOMA went to this year, we pushed it back to June because that was the best time for our MOMA-winning poet, the fantastic Liz Berry, to come to Edinburgh. So do keep an eye out for that event, which will beContinue reading Shore Poets MAY – Niall O’Gallagher + Peter MacKay, Andrew Sclater, Angela McSeveney, Tracey S. Rosenberg + Skelf
Once again, it’s our Open Night! Sunday 30 April 2017 7pm (doors open at 630pm or a bit later, depending on prior events in the space) Oh! Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY Admission: £5 (concessions £3) Please be there in plenty of time to get a seat. Unfortunately, fire regulations mean weContinue reading Shore Poets APRIL: Open Night, Jane McKie + Kirsty Law
Hello, people! Before we get on to the March event, a word about Sunday 30 April, which is our Open Night (with Jane McKie in the Shore Poets spot). If you’re interested in throwing your name in the hat to do a 5-minute reading, please email shorepoetsedinburgh @ gmail.com by the end of the dayContinue reading Shore Poets MARCH – Alan Spence, Kate Hendry, Hamish Whyte, Frank Glynn + It & Them
In January, we crowned Tim Craven the Quiet Slam 2017 champion! Congratulations to Tim and thanks to all our slammers and our musicians for being so entertaining. Now we’re going back to our usual kind of event, but we still vow to be entertaining. Sunday 26 February 2017 7pm (doors open 630pm) Oh! Outhouse, 12aContinue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY – Kevin Cadwallender, Jay Whittaker, Ian McDonough + Cera Impala
Sunday 29th January 2017 7pm (doors open 630pm – but we may not be able to go upstairs immediately) Oh! Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY Admission: £5 (concessions £3) Happy new year! Once more, it’s time for our Quiet Slam! (Or our ‘Quite Slam’ if you type too quickly and forget toContinue reading Shore Poets JANUARY: The Quiet Slam! + the Fraser Sharp Trio
We’ve had two Quiet Slams (our first one looked like this), and we’re doing a third one! We’ll put up a proper event entry next month, but here are some details in case you want to actively participate. We’re looking for ten performers. Entry is open to anyone, so long as you can be inContinue reading Callout for Slammers – Quiet Slam, January 2017
Now that the anniversary celebrations have faded away, here’s our final Shore Poets event of 2016. We’ll soon be looking for performers for our Quiet Slam, which is coming up in January. Keep an eye on this website, or join our mailing list to get information! Sunday 27 November 2016 7pm (doors open 630pm) Oh!Continue reading Shore Poets NOVEMBER – Hugh McMillan, Patricia McCaw, Martin MacIntyre + Tom McAweaney and Ian McDonald
Hard to believe it, considering how youthful we look (*snaps selfie*), but Shore Poets turns 25 this month, and we’re ready to party! (Admittedly, we’re likely to be tucked up in bed by half-past ten with a mug of cocoa and the Man Booker winner.) We hope you can help us celebrate. Sunday 30 October 2016Continue reading Shore Poets OCTOBER: we’re turning 25!
Our first Shore Poets event of the season! We hope you had a nice summer. At least two of the Shore Poets went to Greece, and one to Latvia. Before we get started, here are a few brief housekeeping announcements: 1) we have a new mailing list, and if you haven’t signed up yet, here’s yourContinue reading Shore Poets SEPTEMBER: Pamela Besant, Dominic Hale, Diana Hendry + Mirka