The National Trust property Kedleston Hall is hosting a competition for poems on the theme of Light, Hope and Peace, to commemorate the end of WW1. Deadline is 5pm on 31 October 2018. The judge is former poet laureate for Derbyshire, Cathy Grindrod. International entries are welcome and there are different age categories. Full details here.
2018 poetry competitions
Brexit in Poetry competition
Holland Park Press are running a competition for poems on the theme of Brexit. Entries (one poem per person) are welcome from anywhere in the world. You have until 31 December 2018 to submit. Full details here.
Women Poets’ Prize | Rebecca Swift Foundation
Amazing opportunity from the Rebecca Swift Foundation, open to female-identifying poets in the UK and Northern Ireland. Closing date 11pm Monday 23 July 2018. https://www.rebeccaswiftfoundation.org/women-poets-prize/
Poetry Competition | University of Hertfordshire
Free-to-enter inaugural single poem prize. Open to residents of England and Wales, age 16 and over. Deadline 17 August 2018. Full details here.