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New Poets Laureate Positions Available

The roles of Staffordshire Poet Laureate and Staffordshire Young Poet Laureate are open, and local poets are being invited to apply. A two year position, Staffordshire Poet Laureate is open to adults aged 18 plus, while the Staffordshire Young Poet Laureate is open to teens aged 14 to 18 and is a one year position. The initiative, which aims to ...

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Budding bards invited to celebrate where they live

Undiscovered writers are being encouraged to bring out their inner bard and write a poem about where they live. The call comes as part of a new series of workshops organised by Staffordshire County Council’s Library Service being presented by Staffordshire’s Poet Laureate, Bert Flitcroft. Called ‘So This Is Where We Live,’ the workshops will show people how much fun ...

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Calling all historians!

If you have a love of history, here’s a chance to sit and chat with kindred spirits and to discuss the inner historian in you. On October 19th, Staffordshire Poet Laureate Bert Flitcroft is running a Creative Writing workshop at Lichfield library for historians. The idea is not to write a piece of historical fiction, but to explore your own ...

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Resident poet at Barlaston’s Wedgwood Museum

Poetry and Creative writing workshops are taking place throughout October at The Wedgwood Museum, Barlaston, with the Staffordshire Poet Laureate Bert Flitcroft. Bert, who has previously run a workshop in Stone back in May, says: On October 1st I begin my tenure as Resident Poet at The Wedgwood Museum in Staffordshire. I am feeling both excited and privileged and would love ...

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