Creative group portrait of the Poets reading at The Southbank Centre London - thatthingyoupluck

Southbank Centre London | 20 Years of Foyle Young Poets

Hosted annually by The Poetry Society, is The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, an opportunity for any young poet aged 11-17 to have their poems published in the annual Foyle Anthology. 2018 marked the 20th Anniversary of the competition and to celebrate a gala event was held at the newly renovated Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth hall part of The Southbank Centre. Ten writers, whom all started their poetry journey by winning the award, were asked to perform some of their pieces.