BBC Proms Poetry Competition

Re-opening 2021. Write a poem inspired by any piece of music in this year’s BBC Proms season. Winners will be invited to a special event, a Proms concert, and have their poem broadcast on BBC Radio 3. There are two age categories in the poetry competition: 12-18 and 19 and over. Prepare your entries now by exploring the Proms programme. Free to enter. This year’s guest judge is Malika Booker! Find out more and enter now.

2 thoughts on “BBC Proms Poetry Competition

    1. Hi Madiha,

      Unfortunately the BBC Proms Poetry Competition is closed for this year. It will re-open in the summer of 2018 so do keep an eye out!

      On YPN we have a free poetry challenge based around the poem ‘Timothy Winters’, closing on 15 January:

      Best of luck,

      Helen at Young Poets Network

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