Alsager Poetry Competition

Alsager Music & Arts : Summer Festival Poetry Competition 2013

Cash & Voucher Prizes to be won
Theme: ‘Books’

Alsager’s 2013 Poetry Competition is now open. Closing deadline: 7pm Friday 10th May. Winners will be announced by Roger McGough during a reading at St Mary’s Church, Crewe Road, Alsager at 7.30pm on Friday 28th June.


Adult (18+) First prize £100, Second prize £50, Third prize £25
Junior (14-18)  First prize £30 book token, Second £20 book token, Third £10 book token

025untitled1102__Prize-winners will be invited free of charge to the Roger McGough ‘As Far As I Know’ reading at St Mary’s, Alsager on Friday 28th June. If prize winners have purchased tickets for this event they will be reimbursed in full. Prizes will be handed out in person or forwarded by post in case of absence.

Entry fee:
Adult entrants (18+) £3 for first poem and £2 for any additional poems submitted.

Junior entrants (14-18) £2 for first poem and £1 for any additional poems submitted

Payment can be made by cash or cheque either over the counter at Alsager Library or by post to:

Poetry Competition, Alsager Library, Sandbach Road North, Alsager ST7 2QH

Cheques to be made payable to ‘Alsager Partnership’.

Roger McGough ‘As Far As I Know’

Britain’s best-known poet, Roger McGough will judge short-listed entries and announce the winners at a reading at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Alsager at 7.30pm on Friday 28th June.

Ticket prices:
Adult (18+) £13
Junior (14-18) £7

Box Office: Tel: 01270 375325

Tickets will be available across the counter at Alsager Library.
Or send payment and stamped, self-addressed envelope marked ‘Roger McGough Tickets’ to Alsager Library.

Please make cheques for Roger McGough tickets payable to: ‘Cheshire East Council’.

Competition prize-winners will be invited free of charge or reimbursed if they have purchased tickets.

For the full details see the documents below:

Alsager Arts 2013 Poetry Competition entry form

Poetry Competition rules

Or from The Alsager Partnership website.

Or the Alsager Library webpages.

For more competitions see ‘The Leopard’s Links’ on the top banner, and for open-mics at Willaston near Nantwich and at Alsager, see ‘The Prowl: Forthcoming Events’.


About theleopard66

I am a member of the Stoke Stanza of The Poetry Society and run a bi-monthly Poems & Pints event in Alsager.
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