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Last Monday At Rio

Cafe Rio, Hyndland Street, Partick – held on the final Monday each month (c/o Robin Cairns)
27 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5QF. 0141 334 9909

Seeds Of Thought

CCA, Sauchiehall Street – held on second Saturday each month (c/o Tawona Sithole)
350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD 0141 352 4900


CCA, Sauchiehall Street dates unknown (c/o Jim Carruth)
350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD 0141 352 4900


The Tryst, Hillhead Baptist Church, – held on last Saturday each month (c/o Jim Ewing)
Cresswell Street, Glasgow, G12 8BY 0141 3391588

Magic Carpet Cabaret

Tchai Ovna, Otago Lane, Hillhead – held on first Friday each month (c/o Darren Carrigan)
42 Otago Lane, Glasgow, Glasgow City G12 8PB 0141 357 4524

Loud Poets

Broadcast, Sauchiehall Street – third Friday each month (c/o Kevin McLean and Kevin Gilday)
427 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LG 0141 332 7304

Words + Music

Sammy Dows, City Centre – held on first Monday each month (c/o Gayle Smith)
69 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow G41 2AJ 0141 423 0107

Poetry @ The Ivory

The Ivory, City Centre dates unknown (c/o Derek Parkes)
2-4 Camphill Avenue, Glasgow G41 3AY Phone:0141 636 0223

Rally & Broad

Stereo, Renfield Lane – last Sunday of each month (c/o Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum)
22-28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow G2 6PH Phone:0141 222 2254

Spoken Word @ Inn Deep

Inn Deep – held on second Tuesday each month (c/o Sam Small)
445 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 8HH Phone:0141 357 1075

Open Mic night @ The Blue Chair

The Blue Chair, High Street – held every Wednesday from 6 to 9pm (c/o Kieran Murphy)
85 High Street, Glasgow, G1 1NB 0141 552 7849


Jim’s Bar, QMU – held on every third Thursday (c/o Syd Brisco, Heather Margaret St-Clair and Callum Bannerman)
Queen Margaret Union, 22 University Gardens, Glasgow, Glasgow City G12 8QN 0141 339 9784

The Speculative Bookshop

The Old Hairdressers – dates unknown
Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow G2 6PH

Word Factory

Tron Theatre, Trongate – dates unknown (c/o Marc Sherland)
63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB 0141 552 4267

Fail Better

McChuills, High Street – dates unknown (c/o Henry Bell and Lorna Bibliomaniac)
40 High Street, Glasgow G1 1NL Phone:0141 552 2324

Poetry and Power Chords

Rockus, Finnieston – dates unknown (c/o Hussie Rodriguez)
Argyle Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 8LX Phone:0141 204 5075

The High Flight Magazine Launches

Nice n Sleazys, Sauchiehall Street – dates unknown (c/o Sam Small)
421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LG Phone:0141 333 0900

Tell It Slante / Watermelon Moon

The Project Cafe – every Friday night (c/o Wendy Rae)
134 Renfrew St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 6ST Phone:0141 332 9520

The Sinister Wink

The Bungo – last Sunday of each month (c/o Gustav Jakob Martyr)
17-21 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City G41 2AL Phone:0141 423 0023

Spangled Cabaret

Art School – dates unknown (c/o Paul Ross)
167 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RQ

There are also irregular nights held at The Poetry Club (SWG3) 100 Eastvale Place, Scotia Bar, 112 Stockwell Street, Glasgow G1 4LW, Govanhill Swimming Baths, 99 Calder Street, Glasgow G42 7RA and Federation of Writers Scotland (GoMA) throughout the year.

Also check out:

What’s on in Glasgow Books, Talks and Poetry Events

Spring Family Market, Coach House Trust, Sunday 14 March, 2015
University of Glasgow, International Women's Day, Prof Lesley Yellowlees

This section: Books, Talks, Poetry and Creative Writing Events, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Poetry, Stephen Watt, Poet.

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