Poetry Competition

Enter by 5th January 2024!

Commonword is looking for poems from people who live or work in Oldham, with the best featuring in a new anthology. There’ll be prizes for the top poems and chances to perform your poem at a special event.

So what are you waiting for? Start writing your Poem for Oldham today. You might describe a unique aspect of the town, or a special person from Oldham, or perhaps talk about the town’s heart and soul? 

Prizes: 1st Prize: £250, 2nd Prize: £150, 3rd Prize: £50, Special Under-18s Prize

Competition closes 5th January 2024, 5pm

If you do not have a Google account, please send your submission(s) and a completed entry form to admin@cultureword.org.uk

Guest Judges

Questions or access needs? Please e-mail radhaika@cultureword.org.uk