East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition

East Riding Festival of Words logo in pink

Open, closing 27 November 2021.

The East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition is now open for entries. This year’s theme is ‘My reasons to be cheerful’. If you can say the words, you can write the words. Express yourself through poetry, whatever shape or form, and you could win £75! The competition is open to young people in both primary and secondary school, as well as adults.

Adults : £4 per entry
**Booking Fee Exempt subsidised by the Library Service
Collection HQ Prize £500
Gold Prize: £200
Silver Prize: £150

School age children : Free to enter

East Riding Primary school 1st prize: £75
East Riding Primary school 2nd prize: £50

East Riding Secondary school 1st prize: £75
East Riding Secondary school 2nd prize: £50