Book Fringe
Edinburgh's alternative book festival of ideas

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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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Listen Softly: Book Fringe Special

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

with performers Rosie Garland + Jane Bradley + Jamie Thrasivoulou

MC’d by Claire Askew & Dominic Stevenson
open mic slots available

Don’t miss our Book Fringe special of Listen Softly, our beloved monthly poetry night that creates a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for performance. Featuring three performances  Rosie Garland, Jane Bradley and Jamie Thrasivoulou + open mic slots!

Listen Softly is a welcoming, inclusive and supportive spoken word evening, with much joviality and encouragement.

If you are interested in trying out new material or flexing your performance muscles (no experience required) then comment below or send us an email at

Earlier Event: August 20
Why Cities Look the Way they Do
Later Event: August 22
The Forgotten Women Of Bauhaus