Co-op Poetry Competitions winners…

The Poetry Shed

Grandmother and grandson scoop top prize in co-op poetry competition

United Kingdom
Article by Rebecca Harvey

A grandmother and grandson from Swansea have been announced the winners of Poetry Together, a cross-generational poetry competition run by the Manchester Children’s Book Festival and the Co-operative Group.

Poetry Together invited children and young people to pair up with a parent, grandparent, carer, older sibling or friend, to share their ideas and create brand new poetry. The competition aimed to connect generations creatively, while raising awareness of the work of the British Red Cross, the Co-operative Group’s current charity partner. The announcement of the winner comes in the same week that the Co-op Group and British Red Cross reached the £2m mark in their bid to raise £3.5m to tackle loneliness and social isolation in communities across the UK.

Joshua Huw Smith, who won the 2016 Poetry Together prize with his grandmother

Carole Ann Smith and…

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