Events - Festival 2019

A Rose is a Rose is a ....

Thursday 8 March, 11:00 - Sunday 11 March, 17:00
The Preservation Trust Museum, North Street - Garden

Poetry interventions on plant labels by Gerry Loose

As well as writing poetry, Gerry Loose designs and makes gardens, and his poetry is as likely to appear in those landscapes as on the page. He sees his “poetry interventions” on plant labels as a natural consequence of botanical nomenclature. In 2010 he explored this idea for StAnza, creating a poetry trail from the Preservation Trust Museum garden into town. Happily, the work has weathered the years since then and will make a repeat appearance in the Preservation Trust Museum Garden.

In association with St Andrews Preservation Trust and St Andrews Botanic Garden

Participants: Gerry Loose
Gerry Loose: Morven Gregor


Garden – The Preservation Trust Museum, North Street

Photo: Jiye Lee

Location: On the north side of the eastern end of North Street, next to The Castle Tavern

This venue is an 18th century Scottish town house which was restored in Arts & Crafts style in the early part of...