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The Poetry Society

The Poetry Society is a national umbrella organisation that promotes the welfare of poets and poetry. It does this through its websites and through activities including workshops, public events, poetry competitions and the publications Poetry News and Poetry Review. Our funding contributes to its core costs.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £360,000
  • 2013-2014: £360,000
  • 2014-2015: £370,000

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Troy This Is My Time to Shine

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Sharmari My Life

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Teah Object Girl

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Summer Ashes

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

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Rajan Frank Ocean

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Kursum Ahmed

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Karim Identity

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Jordan This is For

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Joelle reads Sharmari poem

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Ionna The Gap

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Blue Through My IPhone

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running in the UK. A team of spoken word artists visit schools, youth centres, libraries, theatres and youth offending organisations to help talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists. Joelle Taylor visited Alexandra Park School

Tarek The Way We Should Be

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Rukiaya Growing Up

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Mosam Pit of Hate

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Mohammed Race

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Jevonte Abuse

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Hamza They Say

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Devak One Game One Point

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Alperton Terrorist

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Abdullahi This is Not a Poem

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Abdullah The Missile That Flies

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Abdullah Slavery

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships. Poets and spoken word artists travel the country, seeking out the next generation of spoken word stars. Each young person writes around the them of Identity

Svetlana Be Free

SLAMbassadors UK poets and spoken word artists work in schools, colleges, arts centres, libraries, prisons and youth centres talent scouting for the next generation of spoken word artists. All young poets work for 2 days with the artist and then create their own entry.

Sonia What Happened

SLAMbassadors UK poets and spoken word artists work in schools, colleges, arts centres, libraries, prisons and youth centres talent scouting for the next generation of spoken word artists. All young poets work for 2 days with the artist and then create their own entry.

Sanjida That Thing

SLAMbassadors UK poets and spoken word artists work in schools, colleges, arts centres, libraries, prisons and youth centres talent scouting for the next generation of spoken word artists. All young poets work for 2 days with the artist and then create their own entry.

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www.poetrysociety.org.uk

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Betterton Street
London
WC2H 9BX

51.514511, -0.1225

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