Events & Workshops

Supporting writers in North-East Scotland since 1993

2022 Workshops

18 June 2022 Leila Aboulela Writing Group to Published Author

26 February 2022 Eddie Gibbons event – useful links for aspiring poets and part 1 of Eddie’s presentation outlining his journey from Lemon Tree Writer to published poet.

26 February 2022 Eddie Gibbons Writing Poetry for Pleasure – and Publication

Format: Hybrid Zoom/ Belmont

Eddie Gibbons will appear online to deliver his presentation. He will read a few poems from his latest poetry collection, Roughly Speaking, show some of the illustrations he created to accompany the poems and tell us something of his journey from Lemon Tree Writer to prize-winning poet. He will also offer tips to aspiring poets and answer poetry related questions from participants. Any questions must be emailed in advance to

Places are free but must be booked in advance. Please specify if you wish to attend the Belmont or join online. Limited places available at the Belmont. Priority for Belmont places will be given to LTW members unable to join on Zoom but non-members will be welcome to apply.

Contact if you would like to take part

Funded by Scottish Book Trust Live Literature

2020 Events

22 February 2020 Visit to Central Library, Aberdeen to support “Locals in the Limelight” Granite Noir event

21 March 2020 LTW virtual meetings begin in response to Coronavirus social distancing measures

2020 Workshops

Plans for workshops on hold during social distancing measures

2019 Events

16 March 2019 “Lemon Zest” Launch and Readings, Central Library

12 September 2019 “Lemon Zest” Readings/ Sales, Waterstones Bookshop, Aberdeen

7 December 2019 Christmas lunch at Carmelite Hotel, Aberdeen

2019 Workshops

2 March 2019 Sheena Blackhall

8 June 2019 Wayne Price Flash Fiction.

26 October 2019 John Bolland Protean Voices


30 November 2019 Jonathan Falla Writing for Radio

2018 Events

8 December 2018 “Lemon Zest” launch at Belmont Filmhouse followed by Christmas lunch at the Carmelite Hotel, Aberdeen

2018 Workshops

27 January 2018 Ash Dickinson Poetry

14 April 2018 Jonathan Falla Short Fiction

10 November 2018 Martina Cook Introduction to Screen Writing

2017 Events

7 January 2017 Festive lunch at the Belmont Filmhouse

12 May 2017 “Fault Lines” launch at Waterstones Bookshop, Aberdeen

October Performance evening

26 – 29 October Writing Retreat at Moniack Mhor

Workshops for Lemon Tree Writers. Not public events.