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Walking With Poets - Hazel - Tree Wisdom Poetry Workshop

Scottish Poetry Library Events Programme

Monday, 15 July 2013 from 14:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Mandy Haggith will lead a poetry workshop for a small group.  Her passionate interest in native Scottish trees will inform the event.  Hazel, the tree of the day, is strongly associated with Celtic mythology.

Using new media, four poets will document their experiences during month-long residencies at each of the four gardens of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh -  Sue Butler at Benmore, Argyll in June; Mandy Haggith in Edinburgh in July; Jean Atkin in Logan, Dumfries and Galloway in August and Gerry Loose at Dawyck in the Borders in September. 

Follow the poets' blog at, on twitter using #gardenpoet and at

Walking With Poets, takes writing about the landscape into the twenty-first century.  It is a collaboration between the Scottish Poetry Library, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Cove Park, and funded by a Creative Scotland Year of Natural Scotland Award.  

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When & Where

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Patrick Geddes Room, John Hope Gateway
Arboretum Pl
EH3 Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Monday, 15 July 2013 from 14:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Scottish Poetry Library Events Programme

The Scottish Poetry Library is a unique national resource and advocate for the art of poetry. We are passionately committed to bringing the pleasures and benefits of poetry to as wide an audience as possible. Physically and virtually, the Scottish Poetry Library’s doors are open. There’s poetry here for everyone, and we can help you find the poem you’ll want to keep.

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