How to Book

Tickets will be on sale in early 2021. The Byre Theatre (Abbey Street, St Andrews KY16 9LA) runs StAnza's box office.

Tel.: 01334 475000
Opening hours: 10:00 -13:30; 14:30 - 16:30


Ways to Book

Instructions on How to Book >>

If you are able to, please book online, as explained in this ticket booking guide.

Tickets for Workshops and Round Tables, the only events for which we are charging at StAnza 2021, and free tickets for the many free/ticketed events, can be booked via the Box Office in terms of the above guidance.

Free events: most events at StAnza 2021 are offered free, but on a Pay-What-You-Can basis. Please use the payment button to make a payment.

Free tickets for the Preservation Trust Museum should be booked direct with them via the link on the various event pages.

Please arrive at events in sufficient time: late comers may only be admitted at our discretion. 

If you cannot use a ticket you have bought, please contact our box office as soon as possible. If they are able to re-sell the ticket, then you will be offered a refund. We regret that otherwise tickets purchased cannot be refunded.

Covid-19: StAnza 2021 will mostly take place online. All in-person events, exhibitions or installations in our programme depend on government regulations and guidance in force for the period of the festival. If these take place, they will be delivered in association with venues or partners who are committed to being fully Covid-19 safe and Covid-19 compliant. All members of the public should observe and comply with appropriate social distancing, mask wearing, hand sanitizing and other hygiene precautions. However, notwithstanding the foregoing, any engagement with in-person events at StAnza is undertaken by members of the public at their own risk. StAnza cannot accept any liability in respect of Covid-19 safely compliance by members of the public or any incidence of infection amongst those choosing to engage with our in-person events.

Access and BSL interpretation or captioning: see Venues page. All pre-recorded events at StAnza 2021 will be captioned.

Data protection: StAnza takes your privacy seriously. Please read our Privacy Notice.

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Small print: StAnza reserves the right to change or amend all or any events. StAnza reserves the right to refuse admission and not to admit late arrivals. Refunds cannot be given except in the case of cancellation of the event or of any of the participants.
StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival is a private company limited by guarantee and registered under the Companies Acts, registered no. SC253342. It is recognised by the Inland Revenue as a Scottish Charity, charity no. SC 031789.