National Poetry Day is an annual event which celebrates and promotes all kinds of poetry throughout the UK.

Between 2008 and 2012, we celebrated the occasion by featuring each year the work of contemporary Scottish poets.


Further information

You can find more information on Scottish poets and poetry pamphlets on the Scottish Pamphlet Poetry website.

For details of poetry events in Scotland visit the Scottish Poetry Library site.

We also have occasional poetry-related free events at NLS.


Scottish collections at NLS