Poetry Competition

Poetry Competition

We’re so excited to be launching our poetry competition this week!

This year our winning entry will have an extra special prize, in addition to winning £200 in cash to spend, your poem will also be projected on the world famous Blackpool Tower.

Submitted poems should focus on the topic of illuminate; we’re looking for a unique and inspiring poem, no more than 40 lines to blow away our guest judge. Alice Kate Mullen from the Poetry Book Society will be reading all submitted poems and choosing a first, second and third prize winner during a special unveiling ceremony where you will see your poem illuminated on the tower.

Entry fee is £4 for one poem, £7 for 2 poems, £10 for 3 poems.

The deadline for the competition is 9am on Monday 21st August

Enter via Eventbrite & email your poem(s) and application form to artsdevelopment@blackpool.gov.uk



First prize: £200 & Blackpool Tower projection

Second prize: £200

Third prize: £100


  1. Reply

    Congrats on organising anothe Comp. with the promotional prize of display on Blackpool Tower especially welcome.

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