Closed March 2020, re-opening 2021. Chester Cathedral, and Cathedral Poet In Residence, Julia McGuinness, are running a Young People’s Poetry Competition for poems of up to 40 lines on their 2020 theme of Journeys.
Journeys can take many forms across distance and through time; over outer landscape or inner territory. Poems can also take many forms. We are open to imaginative and creative approaches to the theme and on the page.
There are two categories – 16 – 18 years, and 19 – 25 years
We will award book token prizes for each category:
First Prize – £25
Second Prize – £15
Third Prize – £10