The only regular festival dedicated to poetry in Scotland, StAnza Poetry Festival is international in outlook and now widely recognised as a major poetry festival in the UK and in Europe. Founded in 1998, it is held each March in St Andrews, Scotland’s oldest university town.
The festival is an opportunity to engage with a wide variety of poetry, to hear world class poets reading in exciting and atmospheric venues, to experience a range of performances where music, film, dance and poetry work in harmony, to view exhibitions linking poetry with visual art and to discover the part poetry has played in the lives of a diverse range of writers, musicians and media personalities.
The simple intention of StAnza is to celebrate poetry in all its many forms.
StAnza 2017 will take place from 1st- 5th March at various venues around St Andrews.
You can view the full festival program here.