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The National Poetry Day Competition

This year's National Poetry Day was Thursday 28th September 2017 and the theme was Freedom.
To celebrate we are running our poetry competition again.
There were also some poetry events on the day with one more to come on Saturday 22nd October.

If you are a budding poet or feel inspired to write your first poem then why not enter!

Please send your entries to or hand them in at your local library
(Don't forget to include your contact details including an e-mail address if possible)
The competition will close on Saturday 21st October and the winning entries will be published online over the coming year.

See the winning entries from last year on the theme of Messages.

Page last updated: 29th September 2017