Young poet title is up for grabs
BUDDING poets and aspiring rappers are being urged to enter a competition to find the best young spoken word performers in the city.
The 2010 Young Poet and Youth Laureate competitions have been launched in the city.
The Young Poet competition is for children aged seven to 11. They need to create a poem on the theme of “A Journey into Space”.
Poets and rap artists entering the Youth Laureate competition should be aged 12 to 18 years. They need to submit a poem or rap about “The Unexplained”.
Poems and raps need to be no more than 20 lines and the closing date for both competitions is June 27.
Shortlisted acts will be invited to perform at a grand final on July 13 in front of an expert judging panel.
Entry forms are available from libraries across the city, by calling 01733 864287, or visiting www.peterborough.gov.uk