DIARY 

2022

NOVEMBER

Thursday 17th:

Workshop, Seed Poems. For Book Week Scotland.

6.30pm-8.00pm - Perthshire Seed Library + Breadalbane Community Library, Aberfeldy. 

To celebrate the launch of Perthshire Seed Library, an innovative poetry workshop exploring themes of seeds, germination and sustainability. £5 / £2, ages 16+. Information and booking here

OCTOBER

Monday 31st:

Workshop, 'A lamp quiet-lighted' : Alchemy for the Dark

2-4pm GMT on Zoom.

Full details and how to book, here

SEPTEMBER

Thursday 29th:

Books & Beans, 6.30-8.00pm - poetry readings, Tapsalteerie poets RS & Stewart Sanderson, and others.
Books & Beans, Belmont Street, Aberdeen. Details on Facebook or email info@poetryatbooksandbeans.co.uk

AUGUST

Saturday 27th (until Sat 1st October):

The Sprigs - a bespoke series of new concrete poems, created to accompany the solo exhibition of new paintings by artist Kirsty Lorenz Recipe for a Miracle. Showing at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries. 

JUNE

Saturday 11th:

Platform Poetry - Ceres Inn, Ceres, Fife: 2pm start (to 4pm). £7 / £5

Poets RS and Lindsay Macgregor reading, music from Mistral.
To book, contact beth.mcdonough2@virginmedia.com

MAY

Sunday 22nd:

Birnam Book Festival at the Corbenic Poetry PathRS reading. 3pm start.
Details and booking here.

APRIL

Wednesday 27th:
Screening, premiere: North East Fife Life

7.00pm Byre Theatre, St Andrews. Tickets £5, booking required.

Following an appointed programme of writing workshops led by RS, a screening of filmed monologues written by members of the Byre Writers and NE Fife community participants. Proceeds to support Byre Writers, St Andrews Play Club and North East Fife Community Hub.


Saturday 30th:
Workshop, The Akashic Garden

2-4pm GMT on Zoom.

Full details and how to book, here.

MARCH

Friday 18th:

Workshop, Sigils: crafting with intention 

2-4pm GMT on Zoom.

Full details and how to book, here.

FEBRUARY

Wednesday 2nd:       

Workshop, The Quickening Word  

2-4pm GMT on Zoom.

Full details and how to book, here.

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2021 (past events)

February: The Art of Energy

Virtual exhibition to launch the Centre for Energy Ethics, University of St Andrews. A selection of poems from RS's pamphlet collection Rough Currency featured in the exhibition, and was awarded 2nd prize in the inaugural Art of Energy AwardThe Exhibition was extended to remain open throughout 2021, to mark COP26 taking place in Glasgow in November.

March: StAnza Poetry Festival

Online. THIS - the digital interactive poetry reading by RS + Steve Smart, commissioned by StAnza and Book Week Scotland; showed throughout March.

 

April: Soutar Festival of Words

Special filmed reading of Alexander Hutchison's poem Everything.

June: Rough Currency launch

Online launch event for Rough Currency, with readings and discussion. 

 

July: KIOSK - at An Lanntair (Stornoway)

Until 21 Aug, physical exhibition plus online content. RS's visual poetry work Notes for a Traveller.

 

November: Circles, Cycles, Currency and Breath

Poetry workshop at AK Bell Library, Perth; to mark COP26. 

 

Shape / Shift: concrete poetry in action 

Poetry workshop at the Byre Theatre, St Andrews, with the Centre for Energy Ethics. 

 

Poetry & Power

An evening of poetry readings with RS, Garry MacKenzie, and John Bolland. Byre Theatre, St Andrews; hosted by the Centre for Energy Ethics to mark COP26.