THE WORD CREW
Booking is open to join The Word Crew autumn sessions!!! Everyone from 10-16 is welcome to join The Word Crew on first Saturday of each month here at Ledbury Poetry House. You can develop your writing with support from professional poetry teacher Sara-Jane Arbury.
Sessions coming up are on Sept 2nd, Oct 7th , Nov 4th, Dec 2nd
Times: 10.00am—12.00 noon.
For more information or to book your place call Dee on 07854 918783 or email email@example.com.
Ledbury Young Poets: Earthwords Competition Winners
Earthwords is the 2023 theme for Ledbury Poetry’s first ever dedicated Young Poets Competition, launched in partnership with Herefordshire Libraries! Ten winners have been selected (from 134 poems) by Ledbury Poetry Director, Chloe Garner and Librarian Amanda Simmons. WELL DONE and CONGRATULATIONS to all!
Come and hear them read at a special winners event at Ledbury Poetry Festival on Saturday 1 July, The Master’s House, Ledbury, 12pm – 1pm hosted by the Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho.
SCHOOLS DAY at LEDBURY POETRY FESTIVAL
Over 300 school pupils enjoyed an inspiring event with the UK’s Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho!
In association with Booktrust
A LEVEL POETRY STUDY DAY at LEDBURY POETRY FESTIVAL
Ledbury Poetry Festival’s first A Level Poetry Study Day was a resounding success, featuring Tishani Doshi and Owen Sheers, who are both studied on the A Level syllabus. Esther Menon, Consultant & Principal Examiner for Pearson Edexcel, the exam syllabus studied for A Level English Poetry provided an interactive session on how to address the exams. Students also had an opportunity to workshop writing poetry in small groups with Ruth Stacey from The School of Humanities, University of Worcester
In association with Hereford Sixth Form College, University of Worcester and Black Mountains College
The Arts Award at Aconbury PRU
We are currently working with the amazing pupils at Aconbury Pupil Referral unit delivering the Arts award. The Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification supported by the Arts Council of England and Trinity College London which allows participants to discover and work with their creativity. We are grateful to our funders the Arts Award access fund and the Eveson Trust to deliver these sessions.
‘Long may the roaring laughter, beaming smiles and excellent poetry continue!’ Sarah Mobbs Teacher.
‘Thanks once again for all the support, it really does make a huge difference!’ Nick James-Williams Head Teacher Aconbury Pupil Referral Unit.
‘We love working with Toni Cook, it’s really fun.’ Pupil.
Ledbury Poetry House Key
for young adults 16-25
Sign up to Ledbury Poetry House Key for free, and you will hear early information for live and online youth workshops.
Sign up for The Poetry House Key and claim FREE student tickets on the day of the event at Ledbury Poetry Festival.
Ledbury Poetry also run training in a range of fields within the creative industries for young people. If you want to gain experience, in a supportive setting, in Live Arts please sign-up to The Ledbury Poetry House Key for notice of all opportunities.