Poetry festival competition winners

The 2023 poetry festival and competition was held at St George’s Church in Kemptown on Sunday 26th November.

A packed house enjoyed a poetry slam from with Hammer & Tongue! before the interval, after which John McCullough announced the the winners of the 2023 poetry competition and presented the awards.

The winners were (click the titles to read the poems):

Main competition:

Student competition:

Finally, the day ended with poetry readings from John and our very special guest Liz Berry.