Upcoming Events

2019

St Andrews : Friday 6th March : 3.30pm

Imprisoned Poets Reading

An annual event, in association with Scottish PEN, to celebrate the work of imprisoned writers and refuse to let them be silenced.
Ian Crockatt, Martin Malone and Pauline Prior-Pitt will read from the works of selected imprisoned poets and Jenni Calder will read poems from the Declarations project. With an introduction to the work of the charity from Jane Archer, Chair of the SPEN Writers at Risk Committee. The event will be chaired by StAnza's Hon President Brian Johnstone.
StAnza: Scotland's International Poetry Festival, Byre Theatre Auditorium, Abbey Street, St Andrews

St Andrews : Sunday 8th March : 8.00pm

Hamish Matters

Celebrate the life and legacy of poet, songwriter and song collector Hamish Henderson, international icon and catalyst for the folk revival in Scotland, through his words and music performed by  poets and musicians.
Brian Johnstone reads his own and Hamish Henderson's poems with Jon Plunkett, Sheila Templeton,  Jim Mackintosh, Margaret Bennett and Dolina MacLennan and many others.
StAnza: Scotland's International Poetry Festival, Byre Theatre Auditorium, Abbey Street, St Andrews

Coming up in 2020

Events tbc in Scotland, London & Serbia. Watch this space.