Events - Festival 2021

Breakfast at the Poetry Café: Coast Lines

Friday 6 March, 10:00 - 11:10
Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Studio Theatre
This event took place in 2020

Link for Live Streaming of this event.

This event and the other two Poetry Breakfast events at this year’s festival will be webcast. Please note these are live streaming webcasts, we are not recording the events, so you can only watch them while they are live; also you will not find anything at the link above until the events actually begin. 

Wake up and smell the poetry!

Our breakfast panel discussion events offer a relaxed start to the day, with a group of poets and other festival participants discussing all things poetical over coffee and pastries.

Researchers have found that spending time by the sea can be key to happiness – so perhaps it’s no surprise that poets down the centuries have been drawn to the coast. This morning we’ll be talking about how poets explore, engage with and celebrate our borders with the sea, as well as asking how storytelling can feed into sustainability.

Supported by Fisher & Donaldson, The List and EventScotland as part of the Year of Coasts and Waters

Matthew Caley: Iris Hobson-Mazur
Pauline Prior-Pitt: Cara Forbes Stenning

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Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

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 &...