Poetry Rivals 2016

Taking poetry from the page to the stage!

2012 Winners

Over 18s Prize
1st Prize - £1,000

Under 18s Prize
1st Prize - laptop.

Under 14 Winner

We are delighted to announce the winner of this year's slam final for the under 14s category is Olivia Rix with her poem 'The Old Oak's Smile'. Olivia gave a fantastic performance of her poem and won a top of the range laptop!

Read 'The Old Oak's Smile'.

15 and Over Winner

We are delighted to announce the winner of this year Slam final for the 15 and over category is Thomas Marshall with his poem 'Picked Too Soon'. Thomas gave an emotional and touching performance of his poem and won a top of the range laptop!

Read 'Picked Too Soon'.

Over 18 Winner

We are delighted to announce the Poetry Rivals 2012 Slam Champion is Gerry Miller, with his poem 'The Kiss'. Gerry gave a touching and moving performance of his poem and was crowned our winner, receiving his prize of £1,000!

Read 'The Kiss'.