09. Ledbury Poetry Competition Winners Event

Join the 2017 Ledbury International Poetry Competition Winners as they read their winning poems! These are the freshest voices of their generation. LPFPC has been instrumental in launching  many poets’ careers counting among the winners Jacob Polley, Jaqueline Saphra, Maitreyabandhu, Jade Cuttle and many more.

Hosted by Festival Manager Phillippa Slinger

Reading their poems, either virtually or in person, will be:

Adults: Jonathan Greenhause, Anna Woodford*, Dana Alsamsam (pictured below)

YP: Eloise Unerman – also the Festival’s Young Poet in Residence, Alicia Johnson Husbands, Emily Bown,

Children: Joe Dreyer, Ruby Davis and Naomi Rich

*There will be a screening of Anna Woodford’s animated poem “Work” by Kate Sweeney, view it here! 

3pm – 4pm

Baptist Hall

Free but Ticketed



Sponsored by Severnprint. We are grateful to Severnprint for producing a celebratory pamphlet of the winners’ poems