GBGW 2024 – ‘Tread Gently on the Earth’ poetry competition

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GBGW 2024 – ‘Tread Gently on the Earth’ poetry competition

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Tread Gently on the Earth – poetry competition
Closes 2 June 2024

Do you care about the planet?
Please write a poem based on the theme Tread Gently on the Earth – any aspect of that. It might be our carbon footprint, or how we should care about the earth. Or perhaps think on ‘what does the earth give us’?

Your poem can be any format : maximum 19 lines.

There will be 3 categories
Children under 12 years
Teens 13 -20 years
Adults over 20 years

CLOSING DATE – 2 June 2023

How to submit your poem:
By post : Sue Turner and David Williams at Candela 19 Reading Road, Henley on Thames, RG9 1AB
By email : [email protected].
Please give your name, age and contact details when submitting your poem.

There are great £25 book token prizes for each category!

A Poetry Reading session at Henley Library will showcase the winning entries on Tuesday 11 June at 6pm.
Competition entries will be displayed at Henley Library.

Find out about all the events happening at Henley’s Great Big Green Week 2024 here.


May 5
May 31
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