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April 2019

Garde Rose: Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay and Mark Clintberg

Tuesday 23 April, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Tue 23 Apr , 7–9pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite A participatory floral exchange. Guests are invited to arrive with a single flower and see its incorporation into a dynamic display made up of more than fifty vases. Leave with the gift of another flower, different from the one you arrived with, as the sun sets on Sant Jordi.

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May 2019

Each body has a use, has a use

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Sat 25 May, 6-9pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite. Join us for an evening of performances in response to Senga Nengudi’s exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery. The performers have been selected by movement researcher, artist and producer Claricia Parinussa, artist Natasha Ruwona and Fresh Fruit, the gallery’s peer-led programme for young adults. Performances 6-8pm DJ set 8-9pm LINE UP Aya Kobayashi is an independent dance artist working in the field of performance and movement exploration. She makes site specific work often collaborating with…

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Roots, Rhythms,Testimonies: Brina, Tom Pow and Marty Hailey

Sunday 26 May, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Sun 26 May, 7.30–9.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. Jamaican roots reggae singer Brina is one of Scotland’s undersung talents, whose music fuses elements of her cultural and musical heritage using Reggae, Nyabinghi and other musical styles from the global African Diaspora. Tom Pow is one of Scotland’s most accomplished poets and tonight he offers Transfusion his extended poem in praise of Muhammad Ali and Nelson Mandela, which brings in elements of travel writing from visits to Africa separated by twenty years. Marty…

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June 2019

Moving Gallery Notes

Thursday 13 June, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Thu 13 Jun, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Iain Morrison gives a live performance of his film poem series MovingGallery Notes. The work charts a year at John Hansard Gallery in Southampton and the experience of communities forming in and around changing gallery spaces.

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October 2019

Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 2 October, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Wed 2 Oct, 10.30am–12 noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite This event takes place at Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery. Bookmarket is on the top level of Waverley Mall, Princes Street accessed via Williams and Johnson Coffee Co. situated at the top of Waverley Steps. Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.

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November 2019

Open Book Workshops

Wednesday 6 November, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Wed 6 Nov, 10.30am–12pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  At Bookmarket, Waverley Mall Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.

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Writers’ Shift: Janette Ayachi, Callie Gardner, Jane Goldman, Iain Morrison, Tom Pow

Wednesday 20 November, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Wed 20 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite @Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space on top of Waverley Mall, access the space through Williams and Johnson Coffee Co.  In this year of change for the Fruitmarket, a five-a-side team of poets is tracking our movements. Tonight for Book Week Scotland, we’re sharing their new writing as it curves through the past, present and future life of The Fruitmarket Gallery. About Writers' Shift Writers’ Shift starts from the image of The…

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December 2019

Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 4 December, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Wed 4 Dec. 10.30am–12pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet Alice Tarbuck.

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February 2020

Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 5 February, 2020 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Wed 5 Feb, 10.30am–12noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry then try your hand at creative writing in response. This session will be led by the poet Alice Tarbuck.

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What Price Poetry? Pip Thornton and Nick-e Melville

Tuesday 18 February, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom

Tue 18 Feb, 6.30–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite At Bookmarket, top level Waverley Mall, 3/1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ An evening untangling the value of language, and its cost. We read the results of Thornton’s work {poem}.py (2017),a poem receipt printer which uses the same calculations from Google’s word stockmarket as her Bookmarket installation Arcadia. Poet Nick-e Melville applies processes of erasure and recontextualisation to reveal political machinations working under the surface of the communications that surround and target…

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