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Edinburgh: The Blind Poet

The Blind Poet is a small pub near the University of Edinburgh.  A cosy, literary pub in the Southside of Edinburgh. They attract a mixed bunch, students, locals and tourists alike. Best known for the three B’s – Beer, Banter and Bands; they feature live music several times a week, usually something rock/pop/country based, and also have a weekly open-mic night where anyone can get up and strut their stuff.

For those who like to stretch their brains a little they run a quiz every Sunday evening, and there’s usually a cryptic crossword on the go. They’ve also got a large set of antique Encyclopedia Britannica which make for entertaining browsing!  There Ragged University has run numerous events in The Blind Poet with staff who enjoy bringing new life in… Read more