The impending Ed Fringe 2017 is upon us and we know that some, if not all of you will be scribbling down venue names, dates and times all over the place to try and get your tight schedule up together. Fringe is obviously a hectic time and you never really know what you’re missing out on but let us give you a heads up on about where you can find some Burning Eye poets on the circuit.

The Hair Show – Rob Auton

@ Just the Tonic, 3.55pm, 3 – 28 August (not 14th) – £5 in advance, pay what you want on the door. Rob also has a new book out with us at the end of the month to accompany the show! More details

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Varjack & Simpson Present…

@ The Banshee Labyrinth, 8.40pm, 5 – 15th August. A variety of spoken word, games and fun from your favourite poetry duo plus special guests. More details



50 Grades of Shame – Sophia Blackwell

@ The Banshee Labyrinth, 12.30pm, 20-27 August. (Will also be appearing at She Grrrowls, Smut Slam and Other Voices, dates tbc.)  



Up the Nerd Punks 3-D – Henry Raby

@Banquetting Hall, Banshee Labyrinth, 9.50pm, 20-27 August plus special guests! More details

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Todd & God by Richard Marsh,

with Sara Hirsch (as the voice of God)

@ Pleasance Dome, 2.50pm, 2-28 August (not 14th) – suitable for ages 14 and above. More details

Sara will also be taking part in the BBC Slam on 8th August.



She Grrrowls

@Venue 399, Black Market Room, 8.20pm 5-26 August (not 16th) – including special guests and BE poets Malaika Kegode, Hannah Chutzpah, Sophia Blackwell, Kate Fox, Jemima Foxtrot and Jess Green. More details. More more details!

She Grrrowls is also releasing it’s first anthology with us at the beginning of August so look out for that on sale at the Fringe!



The BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam –

Hosted by Sophia Walker

The Heats

@Venue 25, George Heriot’s School, 8.30pm, 7-11 August.

The Final

@Venue 25, George Heriot’s School, 9pm, 13 August

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