Monday, March 02, 2009

Two Glasgow poetry events this week!

Robin Cairns Book Launch
7pm - 8.30pm, Thursday March 5, at the Glasgow School Of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow.

Admission Free

Robin Cairns will be performing a set of poems from his new collection, "Last Man With Sky". All welcome. Also reading on the night will be Rob Mckenzie and Andrew Philip.


The Scottish Slam Championships
9pm-11pm, Friday March 6, The Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, Glasgow.

This is the opening night of the Aye Write literary festival. Fifteen poets will be battling it out for the title of Scottish Slam Champ. We have contestants from Riddrie, Washington DC, Oldham, Kilmarnock, Clydebank, Newcastle and other points outlandish and various. Robin Cairns is your compere. We had 200 in the audience last year, all contributing to the electric atmosphere of a keenly contested slam. Come along and support your favourites.

Tickets from the Mitchell Theatre box office, or pay at the door if there`s any spaces left. £4 admission. 0844 8471683.

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