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Poetry Competition

Divine Chocolate & Christian Aid Poetry Competition 2019

 

Get creative with the Divine Chocolate & Christian Aid Poetry Competition!

This year's theme: How can chocolate change the world?

Poetry Competition Guide

To help you deliver a creative poetry lesson we have put together a competition guide which provides ideas on how to respond to the theme.

Poetry Competition Guide

Who can enter

The competition has three categories:

  • 7-11 year olds
  • 12-17 year olds
  • 18 years and over.

Open to UK residents aged 7 years and over. No purchase necessary. All valid entries received by the closing date will be considered. Full terms and conditions

Closing dates

The deadline for poems in Welsh is 30th April 2019.

The deadline for poems in English is 14th June 2019.

Prizes

For Welsh language poems, a film of your poem being read by this year's guest judge, Casia Wiliam, Children’s Poet Laureate for Wales.

For English language poems, a film of your poem being read by this year's guest judge, Inua Ellams, an award winning poet, playwright & founder of the Midnight Run.

PLUS Divine Chocolate goodies and book tokens!

Submit your poems

Poems in English

The deadline for poems in English is 14th June 2019.

The simplest way to submit your poems is by scanning them and uploading them online. You can also send them by post or email.

Online Submission Form

Or post to: Poetry Competition, Divine Chocolate, 4 Gainsford Street, London, SE1 2NE.

Make sure you include the entry form with your poem(s)!

Single poem entry form
Multiple poems entry form (e.g. a school class)

Or email to: tom@tradingvisions.org

Poems in Welsh

The deadline for poems in Welsh is 30th April 2019.

You can send your poem(s) by post or email.

Post to: Poetry Competition, Christian Aid Cardiff, Churchgate Court, 3 Church Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2DX.

Make sure you include the entry form with your poem(s)!

Single poem entry form
Multiple poems entry form (e.g. a school class)

Or email to: cardiff@christian-aid.org