Tag archive for ‘Scottish Poetry Library’
By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

  Bookbug: songs and rhymes for young children and babies. 10.30-11am, Oxgangs Library, 343 Oxgangs Road North. Live Music Now: Slide Too Far. Formed two years ago in Glasgow, trombone quartet Slide Too More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 Mrs Mash at The Skylark: songs, stories and joining in fun from Mrs Mash aka Marie Louise Cochrane, the Storytelling Cook, for the under-5s and their parents and carers – this More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
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Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Steiner School Christmas Market: handmade gifts and crafts, puppet shows and fairground games, raffle, tombola, complementary therapies, live music, King Winter’s Grotto, Viennese Cafe, world food More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

The Football Cronicas: Jethro Soutar (who co-edited the book with Tim Girven and is a founder of Ragpicker Press) and translator Rachael McGill discuss all things literary, Latin American and football, plus More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2014 Delighters: Hula Hooping  – taster session. For ages 14+, beginners or beginners + – session will be tailored to the abilities of the participants. 6.30-7.30pm, Forest Centre More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Boney Night wi’ Firewurks! Fireworks, dookin’, fancy dress competition, turnip lantern competition, snack refreshments – and fireworks!  Free and open to all, children must be accompanied by More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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What’s On In Edinburgh this week

Image of Scott Monument courtesy of Semi-Detached (flickr) Plenty happening again this week – from fundraisers for Palestine, Water for Life and the Scouts, to films from Poland, Africa and Italy. Books will More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

  Save the Elephants Halloween Party: two bands, nibbles, mini-auction, raffle. All funds will go to Kuki Gallmann Conservancy in Kenya, which works with wildlife conservation, especially elephants. Come in your More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Magazine Showcase: Far Off Places. Far Off Places, the magazine of written whimsy, was launched in November 2013. Since then five issues have been released, apps developed and podcasts recorded. Dressed in Halloween More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

What’s On is truly international this week, with Poland, Italy, Spain, Afghanistan, Palestine, Denmark, China, France, the USA, Canada, Japan and the entire African continent all being involved in events More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Dads Rock: part of a multi-award winning network of free playgroups for Dads and Kids (aged 0-5). 10-11.30am today and every Saturday, Whale Arts, 30 Westburn Grove and The Prentice Centre, 1 Granton Mains Avenue More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Wunderfuk 2! Delighted Peoples (vocals, guitar – hip hop, punk), Small Feet Little Toes (vocals – folk) and Felt Tip Pen (‘electro-coloured twisted folk’). Hosted by Chris Willatt. More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

North Edinburgh Grows Drop-In Sessions: for ages 16+. Learn valuable gardening skills to grow vegetables, fruit and herbs. 1-5pm today and every Tuesday, North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court. Free. Keep More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

  MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014 Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

GENERATION DJ Set: A La Fu. A La Fu has performed at Glastonbury, Brixton Academy, Trans Musicales, Pukkelpop and NYC’s Knitting Factory. He will be offering an improvised response to the GENERATION art More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, October 5th, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2014 Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook: stories, songs and participative fun for Portobello’s youngest residents. 10.30-11am, The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street. Toddler Time: Poppy More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Someone Was Singing: World War One in Poetry and Song.  In association with the Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh Reads presents poet Alexander Hutchison and singer/musician Wendy Carle Taylor for an evening More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2014 Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice: drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around the productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project Team. 1-3pm, Demonstration More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, June 7th, 2014
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Books – A Bird is Not a Stone

There are not so many book launches when the author is not present; when the book in question is an anthology, the absence of any of the contributors is even more remarkable.  The poets whose work has been collected More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Paper sculptures return to Edinburgh after their Scottish tour

Edinburgh’s Mysterious Book Sculptures return for homecoming exhibition following tour of Scotland The beautiful literary sculptures are to be exhibited together at The Scottish Poetry Library for the first More...