SHORE POETS: MAY Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 25th May 2014 Bar from 7.15pm Admission £5 / Concessions £3 Happy May to you all of you poetry readers, writers and performers! We were really pleased that so many of you came along to our April Open NightContinue reading Shore Poets MAY: Jacob Polley, Pippa Goldschmidt and Hamish Whyte
SHORE POETS: APRIL Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 27th April 2014 Bar from 7.15pm Admission £5 / Concessions £3 It’s April! Happy springtime from Shore Poets! Our headline poet this month is Alan Gillis. Alan is a poet and critic, and is editor of Edinburgh Review. HisContinue reading Shore Poets APRIL: it’s Open Night!
Dear poets, wannabe poets, avid performers and open mic veterans all, It’s almost time for the annual Shore Poets Open Night, which means it’s time for YOU to start polishing up your best poems to perform for our warm and friendly April audience! This year the Open Night takes place on Sunday 27th April atContinue reading Sign up ahead of time for the Shore Poets Open Night in April!
Here’s our very deserving 2014 winner of the Mark Ogle Memorial Award, Meg Bateman. From left to right: 2012 MOMA winner Tom Pow, Jane Read, 2014 MOMA winner Meg, Deborah Mather, Sandra Engstrom, 2013 MOMA winner Anna Crowe. Congratulations to Meg! And thank you very much to everyone who attended our February event!
Happy February, friends! Thankfully, winter is nearly over, and Spring is coming. To celebrate, we have a massive event for you this month, with lots of special happenings. Have a look! SHORE POETS: FEBRUARY Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 23rd February 2014 Bar from 7.15pm Admission £5Continue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY: Conn, Hendry, Glaister & MOMA
Happy New Year, poetry fans! Shore Poets has been enjoying a restful Christmas break, and we hope you have, too. But now we’re back, with a truly fabulous line-up to kick off your literary year. Check it out! Shore Poets JANUARY Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 26thContinue reading Happy new year! It’s time for Shore Poets JANUARY, with Kathleen Jamie
It was a dark, wild and windy night on 27th October, so we’re extra super grateful to all the lovely folks who braved the elements to come and hear poetry. Thank you! In case you couldn’t make it, here are a few photos of our October readers. Our fabulous host, Nancy Somerville, kicking off theContinue reading Some photos from Shore Poets October
SHORE POETS: October Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 27th October 2013 Happy October! The nights are drawing in, the clocks are going back (remember this, so you don’t arrive at Shore Poets an hour late!), it’s the season for winter woollies, pumpkin-flavoured everything… and of course, poetry.Continue reading Shore Poets OCTOBER: Gerry Loose, Claire Askew, Graeme Hawley
Hello again, fans and friends! We hope you’ve all had a wonderful summer… the nights may be drawing in again now, but fear not! Shore Poets is back, at our usual cozy and atmospheric venue, Henderson’s at St John’s. We’ve got an extremely exciting programme lined up for the 2013-14 season, and we intend toContinue reading Shore Poets: the new season! Chrys Salt, Angela McSeveney, Roddy Shippin
Thanks to everyone who came along to the last night of our 2012-13 season! We thoroughly enjoyed all the readings and felt like we went out with a bang this year! We’ll be back on 29th September 2013 with a brand new season programme, packed with exciting poets and musicians. In the meantime, you canContinue reading Shore Poets June: some photos