Books, Reading

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Reading Series

A series of readings from creative writers.

Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Free / 01227 782797

Wed 22 Apr 2015

Free / 01227 782797

Tue 28 Apr 2015

Free / 01227 782797

Wed 6 May 2015

Free / 01227 782797

Redhill Library Reading Group

Book club and discussion featuring Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut.

The Harlequin, Redhill

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01737 276 500

Say Owt Slam

Edinburgh-based slam poet Sophia Walker gives a reading of her work.

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£5 / 0871 902 5726

The Shamrock And The Thistle: Literary Links Between Ireland and Scotland

Celebrate the literary connections between Ireland and Scotland with poetry, song and readings.

The Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£5 / 028 9032 1707

Soapbox

An open mic event which shows off some of the literary talent that's out there.

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30 – 21:00 Soapbox The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30 – 21:00 Soapbox The Pleasance, Edinburgh
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The StAnza Slam

The StAnza Slam has become a highlight of the festival and a fixture of the Scottish slam scene, proving a milestone for such rising stars as Carly Brown, who went onto compete in the national and then world slam championships. A weird and wonderful night is guaranteed whether you come to compete for the coveted StAnza…

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£4 (£3)

Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

TS Eliot Prize Readings

A selection of poets who have been shortlisted for the 2014 TS Eliot Prize, give readings from their works in front of a panel of judges.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£12–£15 / 0844 875 0073

Two For Joy And Self-Portraits: Poetry Reading

A poetry reading by two Waterloo Press poets, Simon Jenner and David Pollard.

Keats House, London NW3

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Free, plus admission £5.50, child free, concs £3.50 / 020 7332 3868

Ullapool Book Festival

Continuing the importance of literature in Highland culture, this festival brings together writers from the local area, Scotland and abroad and knows how to take care of its guests: the events are organised thoughtfully so that festival-goers can attend everything, and the Saturday sessions start with a bacon roll and…

Various venues: Ullapool

Fri 8 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 07754 835935

Sat 9 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 07754 835935

Sun 10 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 07754 835935

Will Boast

Author of Power Ballads, a renowned book of short stories, Will Boast presents a reading of his memoir entitled Epilogue.

The Forum, Norwich

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Free / 01603 727950

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Wooer with Words

An afternoon of poetry and prose for all of Falkirk's literary souls.

Coffee on Wooer, Falkirk

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 01324 278026

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Free / 01324 278026

Wrogowie: The Enemies Project: Polish Poetry

A celebration of Polish and British experimental poetry with readings in both languages.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Sat 28 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7613 7498