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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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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

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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

Hannah Black

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

Anonymous My Hidden 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

Asmaa There She Sits

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

Zak Poetic Autobiography

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Thamina, Sadia and Sharmili A New World

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Summer The Cost

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Shania Misfit

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Rijul Humanity2

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Raqia What is a Terrorist

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Maud The Revolutionary Race

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Mahfuza Finding Yourself

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Imran and Jamie Piece by Piece

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Hawaii Satisfaction

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Gizmo and Hawaii Life

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Amy Her Journey

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Ahmed Pressure

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'. Tower Hamlets secondary schools worked with poets and spoken word artists Joelle Taylor, Shay D, Kayo Chingonyi and NAGA emcee. 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

Sadia Ahmed Emotional Euthanasia SLAMbassadors UK

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'. Swanlea School in Tower Hamlets worked with poet Joelle Taylor as part of the Tower Hamlets programme, supported by the Tower Hamlets Schools Library Services. 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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