Shore to Shore, Celebrating poetry and community with the Poet Laureate and friends UK Tour
Celebrating poetry and community
Poet Laureate and friends – touring UK and Celebrating Independent Bookshops
Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus special guests.
Over fourteen consecutive days across Britain from Cornwall to Scotland, Carol Ann Duffy will perform alongside three of the fellow poets whom she most admires: Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker and, the new Makar, National Poet for Scotland, Jackie Kay. Each evening will be accompanied by music from instrumentalist and composer John Sampson plus a special guest spot every night.
Tickets include a copy of the Shore to Shore commemorative tour programme (distributed on the night).
There will be a book stall at the event which is followed by an author signing.
The Mainstreet Trading Co, Main Street, St. Boswells, Roxburghshire TD6 0AT
30 June, 2016
Atkinson-Pryce Books, 27 High St, Biggar ML12 6DA
Friday 1st July
Topping and Co, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews KY16 9HG,
2 July, 2016
- Red Squirrel Press, Scottish Writers Centre
- Word Jazzology, Partickhill Bowling and Community Club
- Jingle All The Way, GFT
- Remembering Glasgow’s Forgotten Women
- Been So Long GFT
- A Letter to Nan – women-only creative writing workshop
- Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival, CCA
- Liam McIlvanney, Creative Conversations University of Glasgow
- Glasgow Scribes (calligraphy).
- The Slow Readers Club at The Art School
- Book Week Scotland: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin Documentary GFT
- Book Week Scotland 2018 – Events at Arlington Baths Club
- Oklahoma, Kings Theatre Glasgow
- It Is Easy To Be Dead, OranMor
- Poetry at Inn Deep with Cat Hepburn
- Dance Along Movie, Trolls
- The Parlotones at OranMor
- Book Week Scotland: Denise Mina and Liam McIlvaney
- Take 2. Belle and Sebastian 3 Friends Forever, GFT
- Widows GFT