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The winners of 2022 competition judged by Kim Moore: Isabelle Thompson (1st), Kathryn Bevis (2nd), Rosie Rockel (3rd)

The winners of the 2022 competition, judged by Kim Moore (the poems are below as are videos of the three winners reading their winning poems). 1st prize: Isabelle Thompson, ‘The Weight of Sparrows’ 2nd prize: Kathryn Bevis, ‘The Smuggler’ 3rd … Continue reading

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Workshop with Richard Scott: 14 May 2022

We are pleased to host a workshop with Richard Scott on Saturday 14 May 2020, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20. Please book your ticket through Eventbrite. Richard Scott Richard Scott’s first book Soho (Faber & Faber, … Continue reading

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Hannah Lowe, Richard Scott, Sarah-Clare Conlon, music from The Aaben Duo: Saturday 14 May 2022

Please join us on Saturday 14 May, 2.30-4.00 at the Whitworth Art Gallery for a wonderful line-up of poets and musicians. You will find all the information you need regarding visiting the Gallery on the Whitworth’s website here. The event … Continue reading

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Workshop with Kim Moore: Saturday 23 April 2022, 10.30-12.30

We are pleased to host a workshop with Kim Moore on Saturday 23 April 2020, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20. Please email davidborrott@btinternet.com to confirm a place. Once your place has been confirmed payment … Continue reading

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Competition Prize Giving Event with Kim Moore, Isabelle Thompson, Kathryn Bevis and music from Chuva: Saturday 23 April 2022

Please come along to our annual competition event where judge Kim Moore, 1st prize winner Isabelle Thompson and 2nd prize winner Kathryn Bevis will read their winning poems (and others). Third prize winner Rosie Rockel is unfortunately unable to attend. … Continue reading

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Liz Berry, Rishi Dastidar, Natalie Rees with music from Arian Sadr: 19 March 2022

Please join us on Saturday 19 March, 2.30-4.00 at the Whitworth Art Gallery for a wonderful line-up of poets and musicians. You will find all the information you need regarding visiting the Gallery on the Whitworth’s website here. The event … Continue reading

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Jo Bell, Evan Jones, Rob Miles with music from Chris Davis & Conference of the Birds: 12 February 2022

We are happy to be returning to the Whitworth Art Gallery on Saturday 12 February (2.30-4.00) after such a long absence and hope you will be able to join us for a wonderful line-up of poets and musicians. You will … Continue reading

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Competition 2022: Judge Kim Moore

The 2022 Competition is now closed. Thank you to all who entered and also to everyone who shared. Winners will be contacted by 4 April 2022.     We are pleased to announce the 10th poetry competition run by Poets … Continue reading

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Seán Hewitt and Competition Winners: Tuesday 4 May, 7pm

We would like to invite you to our competition event with readings from judge Seán Hewitt and winners Julian Bishop (1st), Hugo Jeudy (2nd), Zelda Chappel (3rd) and  Reemergence Prize winner Susan Shepherd. Please join us on Tuesday 4 May … Continue reading

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Competition 2021: The Winners

We are pleased to reveal the names of the winners, highly commended and commended poets chosen by judge Seán Hewitt. With grateful thanks to Seán for all his work; much gratitude also to Rachel Davies for processing the competition entries; … Continue reading

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