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2019 Programme

All our events are free + unticketed


Lighthouse events start at 1.00pm and last for 30 minutes

Golden Hare events start at 6.30pm and last for one hour

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60 Years of Poetry: Ambit Magazine Showcase

  • Golden Hare Books 68 St Stephen Street Edinburgh United Kingdom (map)

with performers Niall Campbell, Romalyn Ante & Declan Ryan

MC’d by André Naffis-Sahely

Join us at Golden Hare to celebrate the brilliant poets published in the inimitable Ambit Magazine. The event will be hosted by Ambit poetry editor André Naffis-Sahely who will also introduce 60 years of poetry publishing by the magazine. We’ll also hear work from three of their poets to showcase the magazine.

Performances from Niall Campbell, a poet from South Uist, whose new collection Noctuary (Bloodaxe) is shortlisted for 2019 Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection. We’ll also be hearing poetry from Romalyn Ante whose debut pamphlet Rice & Rain is published by V.Press. And Faber New Poet and former poetry editor of Ambit Declan Ryan. 


Featured Magazine


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Later Event: August 16
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