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 MARCH: Helena Nelson, Martainn Mac an t-Saoir, Roseanne Watt + Andy Shanks We’re back at The Outhouse at the end of March for a terrific line-up of poets; Helena Nelson, Martainn Mac an t-Saoir and Roseanne Watt, supported by fantastic singer-songwriter Andy Shanks. Sunday 31st March 2019 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Oh! Outhouse, 12a BroughtonContinue reading

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: James Robertson, Annie Pia, Christine De Luca + Andy Miller + Kathleen Jamie and MOMA!

It’s still pretty dark in the evenings, but we have poetry and music and some really nice little cakes, so do come along to a bumper evening: SHORE POETS: FEBRUARY 2015 Sunday 22nd February 2015, 7.45 pm to 10.00pm (doors open 7.15pm) Henderson’s at St John’s, St John’s Church, corner of Lothian Road and PrincesContinue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY: James Robertson, Annie Pia, Christine De Luca + Andy Miller + Kathleen Jamie and MOMA!

Shore Poets JANUARY: Jen Hadfield, Niall Campbell, and Tracey S. Rosenberg

Yes, it’s Burns Night, and to honour The Bard we’ve put together this cracking poetic lineup. SHORE POETS: JANUARY 2015 Sunday 25th January 2015, 7.45 pm to 10.00pm (doors open 7.15pm) Henderson’s at St John’s, St John’s Church, corner of Lothian Road and Princes Street, Edinburgh Admission: £5 (concessions £3) Headline poet: Jen Hadfield NewContinue reading Shore Poets JANUARY: Jen Hadfield, Niall Campbell, and Tracey S. Rosenberg

Shore Poets OCTOBER: Brian Johnstone, Ken Cockburn, Lindsay Macgregor, and Angela McSeveney

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

Shore Poets SEPTEMBER: Donny O’Rourke, Richie McCaffery, and Martin McIntyre

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