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LEDBURY POETRY FESTIVAL’S INFLUENTIAL INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES! JUDGE: LIZ BERRY CLOSING DATE: Thursday 16 July 2020 FIRST PRIZE: £1000, a residential course at Ty Newydd Writing …[Read More]
Ledbury Poetry Festival and The University of Roehampton Poetry Centre are offering a fully catered, immersive poetry residential 1 – 4 July 2019 Dates Midday Monday 1st July to 2pm, Thursday …[Read More]
Walking Rodborough Common by Frances March Motherhood always had a hill to climb. Walks across the common or beneath scarp-tucked larches stretched limbs and minds. These grasslands cool the head, …[Read More]
Special for 2018 – these earthenware mugs are a bespoke project by Emma Bridgewater especially for Ledbury Poetry Festival. They are completely unique and once they’re gone, there will be …[Read More]
Chant works by the Latin poet Venantius Fortunatus, 530 – 609, including ‘Vexilla Regis prodeunt’, ‘Pange lingua gloriosi’ and ‘Salve festa dies’ This event has now taken place.
Read all about Ledbury Poetry Festival in 2017. record audiences! fantastic international programme everything the festival does in schools and the community massive community involvement …and much much more. A …[Read More]
We are recording many of the events and some of those from Day 1 and Day 2 are now available as podcasts. Go to http://www.poetry-festival.co.uk/series/festival-2016/ to listen to them or use the …[Read More]
A film celebrating Ledbury’s 10 day Poetry Festival, expressed through a series of original haiku poems. Meet the poets, volunteers, shopkeepers and members of the local community who make the …[Read More]
Ledbury Poetry Festival schools and education programme promotes children and young people’s enjoyment of poetry and the use of language. See also
Ledbury Poetry Festival community programme works all year round with the most vulnerable in society providing them with the well-being and creative opportunities that poetry provides. See also
Under sunny skies and balmy conditions, Ledbury Poetry Festival 2015 gets off to a great start in the courtyard at the newly restored Master’s House.