Shore Poets MAY – ALAN GILLIS, FRANK GLYNN, SARAH STEWART + ROB MACKILLOP

For our May readings, we’re delighted to welcome two brilliant Edinburgh-based poets to Shore Poets – Alan Gillis and Sarah Stewart. They’ll be joined by Rob MacKillop, performing a world premier of The Manfred Suite by guitarist-composer, Gordon Ferries. Please join us on the last Sunday of the month for a great line up. IfContinue reading Shore Poets MAY – ALAN GILLIS, FRANK GLYNN, SARAH STEWART + ROB MACKILLOP

Shore Poets FEBRUARY – WILLIAM HERSHAW, HAMISH WHYTE, TESSA BERRING + THE NORMANS

Before we get on to this month’s event, a word about Sunday 29th April, which is our Open Night. If you’re interested in reading at Shore Poets, then throw your name in the hat for a 5-minute reading by emailing shorepoetsedinburgh @ gmail.com by the end of the day on Saturday 14th April. [Please don’tContinue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY – WILLIAM HERSHAW, HAMISH WHYTE, TESSA BERRING + THE NORMANS

Shore Poets FEBRUARY – BRIAN MCCABE, MÀRTAINN MAC AN T-SAOIR (MARTIN MACINTYRE), KATE TOUGH, MIRIAM GAMBLE + THE WHOLE SHEBANG

Join us for four exciting Scottish poets and the presentation of the annual Mark Ogle Memorial Award.  Mark was one of the very early Shore Poets but sadly he died relatively young.  Since then his family has provided an annual sum which we use to commission a poet to respond to one of Mark’s poems. Continue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY – BRIAN MCCABE, MÀRTAINN MAC AN T-SAOIR (MARTIN MACINTYRE), KATE TOUGH, MIRIAM GAMBLE + THE WHOLE SHEBANG

Shore Poets JANUARY – Patrick Errington, Ian McDonough, Peter Manson + Holm

January is traditionally the month for poetry in Scotland and we’re sure you’ve been reading your Burns, celebrating his life and works by eating haggis, drinking whisky and toasting the lassies (not literally in front of the fire, we hope). So, why not finish the month with some contemporary Scottish poetry? Shore Poets meet forContinue reading Shore Poets JANUARY – Patrick Errington, Ian McDonough, Peter Manson + Holm

Shore Poets NOVEMBER – Valerie Gillies, Christine De Luca, Tim Craven + Sandy Brechin

Sunday 26th November 2017, 7 pm (doors open 6.30pm) 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 people away if the room becomes overcrowded. Please join us for an entertaining eveningContinue reading Shore Poets NOVEMBER – Valerie Gillies, Christine De Luca, Tim Craven + Sandy Brechin

Shore Poets SEPTEMBER

We’re back! The first Shore Poets event of the 2017-18 season is approaching and we’d love you to join us! Please come along and help us launch this year’s line-up. Sunday 24th September 2017 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Oh! Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY Admission: £5 (concessions £3) Please be there inContinue reading Shore Poets SEPTEMBER

Shore Poets JUNE: Miriam Gamble, Ioannis Kalkounos, Christine de Luca + Simmerdim + Liz Berry and MOMA!

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!