Shore Poets: MARCH – CANCELLED

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to cancel this month’s Shore Poets. We hope to meet again in the near future and will keep you posted about our plans.

Shore Poets FEBRUARY: A C CLARKE, ANGELA MCSEVENEY, REX SWEENY, JOANNE BELL + KLEYNE KLEZMER

This month we’re delighted to welcome A C Clarke to Short Poets, along with Rex Sweeny and Joanne Bell. Please join us for our enlivening mix of poetry and music, which this month will be provided by Edinburgh-based trio Kleyne Klezmer. Wednesday 26th February 2020 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Canons’ Gait cellar bar, 232 Canongate,Continue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY: A C CLARKE, ANGELA MCSEVENEY, REX SWEENY, JOANNE BELL + KLEYNE KLEZMER

Shore Poets JANUARY: J O MORGAN, HAMISH WHYTE, RUTH AYLETT, LOUISE PETERKIN + GRAHAM WALKER & EWAN HASTIE

Happy new year! Welcome in the new decade with us at a just-past-Burns-night celebration of Scottish poetry and music at the Canon’s Gait. Wednesday 29th January 2020 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Canons’ Gait cellar bar, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ Admission: £5 (concessions £3) MAIN POET: J O Morgan J O Morgan lives in ScotlandContinue reading Shore Poets JANUARY: J O MORGAN, HAMISH WHYTE, RUTH AYLETT, LOUISE PETERKIN + GRAHAM WALKER & EWAN HASTIE

Shore Poets NOVEMBER: Anna Crowe, Christine De Luca, Tammy Adams, David Wilson + Mother Superior and the Wherewithal

Please join us for an entertaining evening of poetry and music at the last Shore Poets of 2019. We have a fantastic line-up of four established and new poetical talents. Plus musical interludes from the brilliantly named, and possibly philosophical, Mother Superior And The Wherewithal. Wednesday 27th November 2019 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Canons’ GaitContinue reading Shore Poets NOVEMBER: Anna Crowe, Christine De Luca, Tammy Adams, David Wilson + Mother Superior and the Wherewithal

Shore Poets OCTOBER: Patricia Ace, Ian McDonough, Katie Ailes, Rachel Rankin + thepuregallus

Against the backdrop of the backstop, Brexit and Boris, celebrate or commiserate the eve of our departure from the European Union with an eclectic union of diverse talents so good we’re sure you’ll choose to remain with us for the evening. Wednesday 30th October 2019 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Canons’ Gait cellar bar 232 Canongate,Continue reading Shore Poets OCTOBER: Patricia Ace, Ian McDonough, Katie Ailes, Rachel Rankin + thepuregallus

SHORE POETS SEPTEMBER: STEWART CONN, JANE MCKIE, JANE BONNYMAN, MAX SCRATCHMANN + FIRE IN THE GRATE

Shore Poets is back for a new season, at our new, central location – the Canons’ Gait cellar bar on the Canongate.  We have even more poetry for you this season – each event will feature four poets, instead of three. We’re delighted to begin our 2019-20 season with a reading from Shore Poet’s HonoraryContinue reading SHORE POETS SEPTEMBER: STEWART CONN, JANE MCKIE, JANE BONNYMAN, MAX SCRATCHMANN + FIRE IN THE GRATE

Shore Poets JUNE: Em Strang, Angela McSeveney, Lauren Pope, Calum Roger + Tuesday Rose McDonough

Our final readings of the season take place next week – and we’ve four poets to amuse, surprise and stir. Don’t forget we’ll be at out new venue – we now meet on the final WEDNESDAY of the month, at the Canons’ Gait cellar bar on the Canongate.  Times are the same (7.00-9.30) and ourContinue reading Shore Poets JUNE: Em Strang, Angela McSeveney, Lauren Pope, Calum Roger + Tuesday Rose McDonough

Shore Poets MAY: Claire Askew, Kate Hendry, Dorothy Lawrenson + William & David Hershaw

We’re moving! From this month onward, Shore Poets will be on the final WEDNESDAY of the month, at the Canons’ Gait cellar bar on the Canongate.  It’s a great, central venue which we’ve used before and we’re delighted to be returning. The evening will begin and end at the usual times (7.00-9.30) and, of course,Continue reading Shore Poets MAY: Claire Askew, Kate Hendry, Dorothy Lawrenson + William & David Hershaw