Events - Festival 2020

Poetic place names

Thursday 7 March, 10:30 - 19:30
Friday 8 March, 10:30 - 19:30
Saturday 9 March, 10:30 - 19:30
Sunday 10 March, 10:30 - 19:30
Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Level 2 Festival Desk

Make your own cartographic poetry

Spark ideas for new poems by re-imagining and re-writing place names (familiar or otherwise). Just ask at the Festival Desk in the Byre Theatre for a blank map to explore and fill in. Perhaps like Seamus Heaney you'll find your 'place of clear water' ('Anahorish'), or like Hugh McMillan in The Lost Garden, you may navigate your own relationship with a place.


Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 2 Festival Desk

Location: At the top of Abbey Street off the east end of South Street. Also accessible from the Byre Close, off South Street.

Includes: Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Conference Room, foyers, Café Bar &...