01 – Foyle Young Poets

poetry-soc-foyle-foundThis 20th birthday celebration is not only about looking back. We launch the festival with a celebration of young poets of the future.

A showcase of winners and former winners of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, featuring Jonathan Stone, Jasmine Simms, Charlotte Higgins and Ledbury’s Young Poet in Residence Flora de Falbe.

The award, for poets aged 11-17, is one of the largest and most prestigious literary prizes and previous winners include Sarah Howe and Helen Mort. Come and see these exciting poets read – these are names to watch!