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Science festival Theatre

Science festival Theatre

The Ideas Factory in performance:
This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival has been launched as the Ideas Factory, a hub for information, ideas and innovation, taking place in Edinburgh from Friday 4 to Sunday 19 April 2015.

February 20, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Wordly Wise – April Collisions

Wordly Wise – April Collisions

Now that the stooshie over spoken word performance has hopefully died down, here are this week’s collisions of culture and – even – science from resident perveyor of poetry J. A. Sutherland.

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wisdom for a short month

Wordly Wisdom for a short month

Resident poet J. A. Sutherland reports back on recent goings-down in the world of Edinburgh’s spoken word events – and keeps us up-to-date with its goings-on in a month short in days, but not in spoken words…

February 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
New Year, new Wordly Wisdom

New Year, new Wordly Wisdom

New words and new wisdom from poet J. A. Sutherland with a Wordly Wise column inspired by last week’s Accelerator at the The Canons’ Gait.

January 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wise – wrapped-up regulars

Wordly Wise – wrapped-up regulars

Wending his way year end-wards, resident poet J. A. Sutherland is already looking to the next – and the regular spoken word spots worth marking in your diary. But first, here’s glory.

December 27, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Wordly Wise in Book Week Scotland

Wordly Wise in Book Week Scotland

There are more than a few related spoken word events on offer during Book Week Scotland. Resident poet J. A. Sutherland checks a few out and finds the odd hangover from the weekend’s Dr Who celebrations.

November 25, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More