Come Down the Mile
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Walk the historic and dramatic Royal Mile with poet Ken Cockburn. Weave through narrow closes, open squares, graveyards and secret gardens to discover a city that has inspired writers for centuries " the medieval makars of the Scottish court, ballad singers lamenting tragic heroines, and the ill-fated genius Robert Fergusson. Edinburgh is now a UNESCO City of Literature and has the only purpose-built poetry library in the world. New route and poems for 2017. 'An excellent tour for both the historian and the poetry lover' (