Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Days Like This and National Poetry Day

Days Like This

I have just submitted my piece for BBC Radio Scotland’s Days Like This project.

Have you?

There is still time before the 1st of November deadline. You can submit on line here.

Days Like This - Creative Writing Workshop for Adults

National Library of Scotland Tuesday 14 October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

To tie in with Days Like This – and with the fast-approaching deadline for submissions - the National Library of Scotland is offering a special creative writing workshop. Poet Ken Cockburn will help you to develop a piece of writing based on your own memories, stories and experiences, using photos and objects as inspiration.
The workshop is free but booking is essential as places are limited. To book a space call 0131 623 4675 or email events@nls.uk.

National Poetry Day

Don't forget that this Thursday (9th October)is National Poetry Day.


National Poetry Day ~ Theme 'Work' ~ Thursday 9th October 1 - 6 pm
In GoMA Library - Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

The Federation of Writers (Scotland) will be holding an open mic session for readers of poetry fitting the National Poetry Day theme of 'WORK'. The event will start at 1 pm and will run on to 6 pm with frequent breaks (The Library has a well stocked cafe and eating is allowed in the area used).

We welcome readers and people simply wanting to come along and participate as audience members.

If you are able to attend and read register with Marc Sherland at marcsherland@btinternet.com

Marc will also be hosting an later the same evening at the Tramway.

National Poetry Day ~ Word Factory.
Thu 9 Oct 2008
7:00pm ~ 9.00pm
Tramway Cafe Bar ~ Balcony area
Free Event

Tramway will mark National Poetry Day with an experimental spoken word event, which will include, amongst a host of performers, Tramway’s new writing group Word Factory.
This spoken word event marks National Poetry Day. The theme of ‘work’ will be explored through spoken word, image and sound by a range of established and emerging word artists. The ambiance of Tramway’s CafĂ© Bar will enable you to relax allowing the spoken words to work. This event is curated by Marc R Sherland the chair of the Writers Federation and facilitator for Tramway’s new writing group, Word Factory.
If you would like to attend as part of the audience or to perform as an artist please contact Marc at marcsherland@btinternet.com
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