This competition has now closed.
Winners will be announced on 29 September 2019


Young Poets & Artists Competition

Open to young people across Hampshire in three age categories:

4-7 years, 8-11 years, 12-16 years.

Closing date: Wednesday 31 July 2019

1st prize in each category  
£30 National Book Token
2nd prize in each category  
£20 National Book Token

1st prize in each category  
£30 voucher for art supplies
2nd prize in each category  
£20 voucher for art supplies

200 years ago, John Keats was inspired to write his best–loved poem To Autumn
during a visit to Winchester.
Now you can be inspired by Keats!
We invite you to write a poem or create a picture 
celebrating the theme ‘The Seasons in Hampshire’.

An exhibition of entries selected for judging will take place at City Museum, Winchester,
13 – 29 September 2019.
The winners and runners-up will be announced at an awards ceremony at City Museum
on Sunday 29 September.

For details about how to enter download a leaflet or visit this page 

Poetry prizes kindly donated in memory of Gordon Ward, former English teacher,  
Hampshire Education Adviser and lover of poetry.

In partnership with Hampshire Cultural Trust, Heritage Open Days and Visit Winchester/ Winchester City Council.

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© 2014 / Winchester Poetry Festival is a Registered Charity Number: 1150997

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