StAnza

St Andrews
Literature

One of the top poetry festivals in the UK, StAnza is famous for its friendly atmosphere and international focus, the place to hear favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews and StAnza’s lively festival hub. Featuring readings, performances, discussions and poetry inspired installations and exhibitions. www.stanzapoetry.org

The only regular festival dedicated to poetry in Scotland, StAnza is international in outlook. Founded in 1998, it is held each March in St Andrews, Scotland’s oldest university town.  The simple intention of StAnza is to celebrate poetry in all its many forms.
Around 100 performers including world-class poets, other writers, musicians, film-makers and visual artists gather,with over 80 events taking place in events in exciting and atmospheric venues including a medieval undercroft.One of the top poetry festivals in the UK, StAnza is famous for its friendly atmosphere and international focus, the place to hear favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews and StAnza’s lively festival hub. Featuring readings, performances, discussions and poetry inspired installations and exhibitions. Sinéad Morrissey, Carolyn Forché and Simon Armitage are among the headliners, also Writing Motherhood, The Shipwrecked House, Sealegs and A Modern Don Juan.  This year’s themes are Unfinished Business and An Archipelago of Poetry and will have a food and drink focus. Plus workshops, a masterclass and open mic events. From 4-8 March  www.stanzapoetry.org  One of the top poetry festivals in the UK, StAnza is famous for its friendly atmosphere and international focus, the place to hear favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews and StAnza’s lively festival hub. Featuring readings, performances, discussions and poetry inspired installations and exhibitions. www.stanzapoetry.org

 


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March 01 2017 - March 05 2017
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