UNESCO Cities of Literature Celebrate World Poetry Day with a Global Gathering of Poets

March 21, 2018

Georgina Wilding, Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate, to perform on the international stage in Granada, Spain.

Nottingham will be marking the day with Nottingham’s Poet Laureate, Georgina Wilding,  joining 60 other poets across Granada. A poet from Ljubljana City of Literature, Anja Golob, will also take part and the event will be attended by the Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO Creative Cities, Italian poet Maria Francesca Merloni.

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October 4, 2018

Poetry is the UK’s new force for change

New research finds that children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to engage in poetry

A new National Literacy Trust report, A Thing That Makes Me Happy:

October 4, 2018

BBC Local Poets Celebrate Change

POETS CELEBRATE THE CHANGES THAT REALLY MATTER ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY

A secret love affair in Cornwall, a tree slung with trainers in Brighton, and the