Bristol Cathedral Poetry Competition Deadline Extended

The deadline for the Poetry Competition has been extended to Wednesday 14 July. Owing to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we are keen to give everyone the opportunity and time to enter this inaugural poetry competition. 

The inaugural Bristol Cathedral Poetry Competition 2021 is open for entries.


The theme is ‘Poetry and Faith’: Conversations on diversity

There are three age categories:

  • 16-25
  • 26-65
  • 66+

Prizes (to include):-

  • Perform at Bristol Cathedral Festival event
  • Published on Bristol Cathedral website
  • Workshop opportunity with Miles Chambers and Edson Burton

The judges’ panel of established Bristol-based spoken and page poets is: David Punter, Shagufta Iqbal, Danny Pandolfi, Lucy English, Shaun Clarke.

Submit your entry here.


NEW Deadline for all entries: Wednesday 14 July at 5.00pm GMT.

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Happy penning. We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Posted on 30th June 2021