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.
I found this on the Poetry Library website (http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/competitions/) but the actual competition site is a bit unclear as to whether we are still in time to submit! I hope so…
Theatre Cloud, in conjunction with the Touring Consortium Theatre Company and their new UK touring production of Pat Barker’s Regeneration, is making a call out for you to write POETRY ABOUT WAR and BECOME A WAR POET OF TODAY. We want your response to images of war in poetry. We are looking for the war poets of TODAY. 1st prize: £500, 2 runners up will each win £250. All three poems will also receive a public reading of their poem during the last week of Regeneration.
Entry Fee: £0
Contact: For more information and to enter the competition go tohttp://theatrecloud.com/education/creative-projects/1000-in-prizes-in-our-war-poetry-for-today-competition. If you have any questions please firstname.lastname@example.org.