October already! Time for woolly scarves and pumpkin-spice flavoured everything, including – I am not making this up; they exist at Trader Joe’s – pumpkin-spice flavoured pumpkin seeds. Whether Henderson’s @ St. John’s has pumpkin-spiced cake, I do not know, but they definitely have warming treats so you can enjoy those during our October event.Continue reading Shore Poets OCTOBER: Brian Johnstone, Ken Cockburn, Lindsay Macgregor, and Angela McSeveney
Welcome back to another season of Shore Poets, everyone! We’re glad to have survived the festivals, and by the time this event rolls around, we’ll have survived the Referendum. (Unless we don’t, in which case we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support.) We hope you can join us for theContinue reading Shore Poets SEPTEMBER: Donny O’Rourke, Richie McCaffery, and Martin McIntyre
It’s almost time for Shore Poets to take our annual summer holiday, and for all of you to dive into the delights of Edinburgh’s various amazing festivals. But before we go, we have a cracking June line-up for you. We hope you can join us on Sunday 29th June to warmly welcome these three greatContinue reading Shore Poets June: Tom Leonard, Theresa Munoz and Nancy Somerville
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
Photo credit: Graham Clark SHORE POETS: APRIL Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 28th April 2013 Bar from 7.15pm Admission £5 / Concessions £3 This month’s headline poet is Andrew Greig, who has written many, many books of poetry, fiction, life-writing and other non-fiction. We’re very excited toContinue reading SP April: Andrew Greig and our Open Night
Hello everyone, Just a quick reminder that Shore Poets MARCH is almost upon us! In case you haven’t seen our stellar line-up, we’ve got: Brian McCabe as our featured poet Jane McKie representing the Shore Poets Camilla Chen as our new poet Brilliant music from Linties Our Shore Poets wildcard slot: it could be YOUContinue reading Spring forward: remember to come along to Shore Poets MARCH!
Shore Poets comes to you this month from our usual lovely venue, Henderson’s at St John’s, on Easter Sunday. See below for details of our fantastic March line-up! SHORE POETS: MARCH Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 31st March 2013 Bar from 7.15pm Admission £5 / Concessions £3Continue reading Spring is in the air! Come along to Shore Poets: MARCH
Hello, poetry lovers! Just a quick reminder that this coming Sunday is Shore Poets January: come along and hear the wonderful words of Helena Nelson, Nick Brooks and Ian McDonough. There’ll also be live music from Button Ben! You can let us know you’re coming by visiting our Facebook event, or you can download theContinue reading Reminder: Shore Poets January (+ poster!)
SHORE POETS: JANUARY Henderson’s at St John’s, Lothian Road, Edinburgh 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm Sunday 27th January 2013 Bar from 7.15pm Admission £5 / Concessions £3 Happy New Year to all our friends and followers! We’re starting the new year with a bang this month at Shore Poets: January! Our headline reader is HelenaContinue reading Happy New Year! Come and celebrate 2013 at Shore Poets: January
Graham Fulton It’s getting mighty cold outside these days, and it’s extremely tempting to stay wrapped up warm inside. But trust us, it’ll be worth venturing out on Sunday 25th November to see the fantastic trio of poets we’ve got lined up! Our headline poet for November is Graham Fulton, the author of dozens ofContinue reading Come along to Shore Poets: November!