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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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Simone This Child

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Sam This is For

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Sam Grounded

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Ruth Skins

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

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Nejla The War Lives On

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Nejla My Word

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Nathalia Seven Years

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Matthew Beauty Out of the Blood

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Leyla My Lost Gene

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Ibikun Prayer

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Eda I Love You

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Anna Oreo

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Amara Woman

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Amara Life is Family

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Aliyah Supernova

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Adrianna Tropical Fruit

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Adranna Wild Flowers

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. London secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Polar Bear, Kat Francois, Deanna Rodger, Anthony Anaxagorou and Shay D, NAGA emcee and Kayo Chingonyi. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and will be judged by Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Shereece and Teoni The Truth

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Shawnique Untouchable Apple

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Sharleen For Malala

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Rochelle Still I Rise

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Manashee Winter Fruit

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Jade The Girl with the Tattoos

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Jade Realising My Identity

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Isobel My Identity

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. Whitmore High School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, and feature Kate Tempest. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

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