National Poetry Day and the BBC – celebrating the changes that really matter

June 17, 2018

National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio are joining forces to celebrate the small changes that really matter to people in 12 specially commissioned poems – one for each of the 12 BBC regions in England.

From today, Monday 18th June, and taking their cue from National Poetry Day’s 2018 theme – Change – BBC Local Radio stations across England are calling on listeners for stories of the changes that mean the most to them.

Find out more and get involved.

March 1, 2019

National Poetry Day: In Poetry, Truth

National Poetry Day marks its 25th anniversary this year with a mass participation campaign highlighting poetry’s power to forge community – whether intimate or on the grand scale