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Poetry Society - Agincourt Schools Poetry Competition

Poetry SocietyThis exciting competition has been created by The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Network in partnership with Agincourt 600. It invites young people to find out about the history and legacy of the battle and to create a poem that explores this battle afresh in the year of its 600th anniversary.

The competition has two age categories, one for primary school children and one for secondary schoolchildren, with a winner in each category. Prizes will include a certificate, £100 of book tokens and a day of poetry workshops at the winners’ school. Runners-up will receive £50 of book tokens. All winners and runners-up will be published on Young Poets Network and on The Poetry Society websites.

The competition closes on 31st January 2016.

Further information and entry details for the competition can be found at poetrysociety.org.uk/agincourt-600 and more details are in the downloadable press release below:

Agincourt 600 Poetry Competition Press Release

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