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2024  (scroll down for current dates). 

See here for events solely relating to LONG FIELD LOOP 


Saturday 6th:

Byre Theatre, St Andrews: 7.30pm, And the Birds Did Sing by Curious Seed - for the aftershow gathering 'Staying On', RS reads from Long Field Loop - with other invited guests John McCann and Quee MacArthur. Booking here.

Thursday 11th:

Lapidus Scotland Networking Event: Mitchell Library (Blythswood Room), Glasgow. 6.15pm-7.45pm. RS talking about the anthology project How Do We Talk About Knives, and reading. Details and (free) registration here. In-person and online. Other guest speaker, Elaine Konopka on elemental awareness in writing for wellbeing. 

Monday 15th:

Health of the Sublime in the Mearns: RS leads the first block of poetry + nature writing online classes for this project led by artist Carrie Fertig with Mearns and Coastal Healthy Living Network (MCHLN) and Creative Scotland. This block fully subscribed. Check the link for later blocks and other strands

Wednesday 17th: 

Off the Rails Writing Group - Block 2. Fortnightly Wednesdays 6-9pm for 5 sessions (final session 12th June), £160 for all 5 sessions. Previous attendance not required, space available for newcomers. 
A rolling, dynamic creative/writing group at
Off the Rails Arthouse in Ladybank, Fife. Enquiries + booking :


Friday 26th:

St Andrews: British Council Scotland / Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities EARTH Scholarship programme. Writing species and multilingualism, RS with Dr Elodie Laügt + Dr Elise Hugueny-Léger.

Saturday 27th:

Platform Poetry at the Larick Centre, Tayport, Fife. 2pm, £10. Readers RS, and Elodie Laügt + Emma Jane LloydReservations to

Sunday 28th:

Soutar Festival of Words: workshop, The World Beyond. Perth Art Gallery (PSNS Library Room), 1 - 4pm. £15. Booking required - information here. 



Thursday 23rd:

LONG FIELD LOOP: Launch. Byre Theatre, St Andrews. 6pm. Free, booking requiredRS's new collection of poems (Tapsalteerie), written during an 18-month project as Artist-in-Residence with the Centre for Energy Ethics (University of St Andrews). Launch features a special performance with composer/musician Alex South.


Friday 24th:

Forth Fridays at The Book Nook, Stirling, 7pm. How Do We Talk About Knives - anthology published by Matecznik Press, co-edited by RS. Please note RS is *not* reading at this event. Readers include Marcas Mac an Tuairneir and Laura T Fyfe. Booking to follow.


Wednesday 5th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: Instytut Kultury Miejskiej, Gdańsk. Information to follow. 

Wednesday 19th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: The Old Hairdresser's, Glasgow. With guest readers Stewart Sanderson + MacGillivray. Music with Codrach. Information to follow. 


Thursday 18th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: with Crail Festival, RS + John Glenday reading. Crail Kirk Hall, 7pm. 



Tues 17th + Weds 18th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: The Geological Society of London, Earth’s Canvas, Exploring Geology in Creativity. RS reading from Long Field Loop, plus Loopshop (workshop). Registration (open soon).



Thursday 10th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: *Loopshop* (workshop), 1-4pm - Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh. Info + Booking.

Friday 25th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: RS reading at Forth Fridays, Stirling (The Book Nook). 


Friday 15th:

LONG FIELD LOOP / Lost in a forest: Montrose Book Festival - with John Glenday, Knotbrook Taylor and Haworth Hodgkinson. Details soon. 

Thursday 28th:

LONG FIELD LOOP: Shore Poets, Edinburgh. Tapsalteerie showcase, with Rachel Plummer. Details to follow. 

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