Monday, 19 August 2013

An actor's life, monsters in the Gardens and some very important poetry news

In the last few days we’ve seen…

Rupert Everett revealing quite a lot including his thoughts on the Russian winter Olympics and his exciting movie plans for next year.


The announcement of a major new poetry competition for young people – the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.

Interviews with two of our Stripped authors – Chris Ware and Joe Sacco – available to watch online. There will be more interviews and event recordings to follow so watch this space. 



And today we had some unusual visitors to the gardens…


Coming up in the next couple of days…


Mark Buchanan and Tony Juniper explore the impact of nature on our financial markets at 2pm.Tickets cost £10 (£8)

Our Guest Selector Kate Mosse leads a discussion on the changing face of feminism over the last 30 years at 3pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

Mark Cocker and David Tipling share the stories behind their gorgeous book about Birds and People at 3.30pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

Journalist Laurie Penny sheds a thoughtful light on the ordinary people affected by the Greek financial crisis at 4pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

Vic Galloway takes a journey to the centre of the musical universe that is Fife at 8.30pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

James Fergusson and Ben Rawlence recount tales from troubled spots in Africa at 2pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

An expert panel let by Lin Anderson explores the art of being a writer in the digital age at 6.45pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

Daniel Rachel recounts interviews with some of the biggest names in music at 8.30pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)
Tony Ryan ponders the possibility of life on earth powered entirely by the sun at 8.30pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8)

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