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Day of Children's Poetry at The Poetry Library! 13-Jan-17

Half term Monday - 13th February - Poetry Festival for Children as part of the Imagine Festival.

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CLiPPA 2016 Shortlist announced 10-Jun-16

The annual CLiPPA award honours the best poetry book for children.

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Special Roald Dahl Rug Rhymes! 03-Feb-16

On Monday 15th February we're having a Roald Dahl Rug Rhymes!

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Day of Children's Poetry at The Poetry Library! 28-Jan-16

Half term Monday - 15th February - Poetry Festival for Children as part of the Imagine Festival.

Firebird Rug Rhymes puppet

Rug Rhymes for the Under-5s 18-Dec-15

Returning from Friday 15 January 2016, short nursery rhyme, poem and rhyming story session for under-5s.

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Rug Rhymes Cats Special! 02-Oct-15

On Saturday 10th October we have an extra Rug Rhymes devoted to cats!

Firebird Rug Rhymes puppet

Rug Rhymes for the Under-5s 27-Aug-15

Returning from 11 September 2015, short nursery rhyme, poem and rhyming story session for under-5s, alternate Fridays.

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Rug Rhymes during Poetry International 12-Jun-15

Come and learn some songs and poems from Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Federico and Firebird

Rug Rhymes Summer Term Dates 24-Apr-15

A short session of nursery rhymes, poems and rhyming stories for Under5s

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CLPE Poetry Award 2015 Shortlist Announcement 23-Apr-15

Established in 2003, the annual Poetry Award encourages and celebrates outstanding poetry published for children.

Rug Rhymes Lorraine and Pascal

Extra Rug Rhymes during Imagine! 28-Jan-15

From 9th-16th February we have lots of extra (and special!) Rug Rhymes sessions.

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Rug Rhymes at Lollibop Festival 06-Aug-14

Federico is going to Lollibop on Friday 15th August!

CLPE

Wayland wins CLPE Award! 30-Jul-14

Tony Mitton wins 2014 CLPE Poetry Award for Wayland.

Federico and Firebird

Rug Rhymes for Under 5s during Imagine 31-Jan-14

Short nursery rhyme, poem and rhyming story session for under-5s at the Poetry Library during the Imagine Children's Festival.

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Current Children's Magazines at the Poetry Library 13-Aug-13

Three super poetry magazines aimed at younger readers.

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Poetry Trail for Young People 12-Jul-13

Poetry Trail in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Last call for the Foyle Young Poets Award 11-Jul-13

The deadline for entries is 31st July. This year, the competition is judged by poets Hannah Lowe and David Morley.

CLPE

In the Land of the Giants 03-May-13

George Szirtes has won the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) Poetry Award

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Wilbury Has Talent 19-Apr-13

Letchworth teenager sets up poetry workshop for youngsters.

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Poetry Book Society launches TS Eliot Prize shadowing scheme 31-Oct-12

Reading group information and scheme for students who are interested in poetry now available.


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