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DIARY 

2023 scroll down for latest dates

 

JANUARY

Saturday 14th:

Workshop, Poetry Play Day. 10am-5pm at Off the Rails Arthouse in Fife, £55. A full day of short sessions led by RS, Beth McDonough and Keren Macpherson. Part of the new workshop series Poetry Platform. Information and booking here. 

Monday 23rd:

Workshop - online, The Year of the Chariot. 2pm-3.30pm by Zoom. £23 / £16. A tarot and creative alchemy workshop exploring the symbolism and mythology of The Chariot card, with creative/writing exercises. Contact info@rebeccajoysharp.com for full details + booking.

Wednesday 25th:

University of St Andrews' Global Burns Night. Online (Teams), 7.00pm GMT. Free, info + registration here

RS reading a new poem commissioned for the event, as Artist in Residence with the Centre for Energy Ethics. 

FEBRUARY

Thursday 2nd (00.00 Friday 3rd): 

Guest facilitator for the opening session of The Embodied Self Circle, with Nusqool (Canada). Exploring voice, creativity and expression around the theme of Clarity. First of the new 12-week season, booking and information here. NB this and further sessions (1hr) are held online at 7pm EST, midnight GMT.

Sunday 19th:

Workshop, Flipping the Script: poetry + dramatic writing. 10am-2pm at Off the Rails Arthouse in Fife, £45. Part of the new workshop series Poetry Platform. Information and booking here. 

MARCH

Thursday 9th:

How Do We Talk About Knives. Preview event for the forthcoming anthology edited by RS with Marcas Mac an Tuairneir and Samina Chaudhry. National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh. 2-3pm. Free, booking required. Information + booking here. 

APRIL

Sunday 30th:

Soutar Festival of Words. Workshop, The World Beyond. 1-4pm, includes an informal sharing celebration. 
Perth Art Gallery, Library. 
£12 - £20, booking required. Details + booking here. 

MAY

Saturday 20th:

Artist-in-Residence Poetry Workshop (in person), The Byre Theatre (St Andrews). With the Centre for Energy Ethics (University of St Andrews). £5/£3, 2-4pm. Details here, booking open now.

Wednesday 24th:

Artist-in-Residence Poetry Workshop (online). By Zoom. With the Centre for Energy Ethics (University of St Andrews). £5/£3, 6.30-8.30pm. Details here, booking open now.

JUNE
Friday 2nd: 

Good Till The Close, workshop event: in collaboration with the Centre for Poetic Innovation (University of St Andrews), 2.00-4.30pm. Limited participation slots available. Full information here. 

Sunday 4th:

National Animal Rights Day (NARD), Glasgow: reading of a new poem invited for Glasgow's first National Animal Rights Day. Join speakers and other guests at Glasgow Green, 12.30pm.

Wednesday 7th:

Rough Currency, reading + talk: 4pm, part of EE2023 Financing the Future conference, Centre for Energy Ethics (University of St Andrews). Conference registration required. Information here. 

Thursday 8th:

Good Till The Close, drop-in workshop event - in collaboration with the Centre for Poetic Innovation: 11am-5pm, part of EE2023 Financing the Future conference, Centre for Energy Ethics (University of St Andrews).

Conference registration required. Information here. 

AUGUST

Sunday 13th: 

Federation of Writers, Scotland: panellist - FWS Back to Basics series, Editing an Anthology. Free, 7.30pm. Facebook Live + archived, details here

SEPTEMBER

Friday 15th: 

Work-in-progress sharing: Centre for Energy Ethics, Artist-in-Residence, One year on. RS sharing some new work from the forthcoming poetry collection, plus informal Q&A. Parliament Hall, South Street, St Andrews. 6.00 - 7.30pm. Free, details + registration here

Thursday 28th:

Topping & Co, St Andrews: launch and readings, Friends of Brian Johnstone for Voice Over (Red Squirrel Press). 7.20pm for 8pm start, £5 or £10 - info + booking here. 

OCTOBER

Saturday 28th:

Creative Alchemy workshop - Strength & The Star : online (Zoom), 2-4pm GMT. £30 GBP. Details here, email info@rebeccajoysharp.com to book + pay. 

Sunday 29th:

Federation of Writers, Scotland: panellist - FWS Back to Basics series, Running a Literary Event. Free, 7.30pm. Facebook Live + archived, details here 

NOVEMBER

Tuesday 14th: 

Workshop, 'Poetic Adventures': with Fife Writes for Book Week Scotland. Online by Zoom, 6.30-8.30pm (in-person version on Sunday 19th, see below). Free: to request a place and receive the Zoom link to join the workshop on the day, please email fife.writes@gmail.com

Thursday 16th:

Book Launch, How Do We Talk About Knives: contemporary writers in Scotland on names, language and identity. At the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 5.30pm. Join editors (RS, with Samina Chaudhry and Marcas Mac an Tuairneir) and contributing writers to celebrate the launch of this anthology of new work, published by Matecznik Press. In-person only. Venue details + booking here.

Sunday 19th: 

Workshop, 'Poetic Adventures': with Fife Writes for Book Week Scotland. In-person at the Kings Theatre, Kirkcaldy 2-4pm. Free: booking required, here (Eventbrite).

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