Poetry Blog by Marsden the Poetry Village

'Together' - Children's Poetry Exhibition, Marsden Mechanics

Please come along to our PREVIEW EVENING next THURSDAY 4th JULY 6.30 - 8.30 pm and help us celebrate the work of Marsden the Poetry Village, our local school children and their friends.  


Children’s Poetry Exhibition at the

Marsden Mechanics


Local children are learning to express themselves and to find their voice through art and poetry in school and in workshops organise...

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'Together' - Children's Poetry Competition

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Poetry Competition 6 – 16 years


As part of Marsden the Poetry Village, Write Out Loud, we are holding a poetry competition on the theme of ‘Together’.

Over the last few months we have held poetry events and workshops with local schools and organisations. We have also been running an International Poetry Competition which is being judged by Patience Agbabi.

Winning en...

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Cuckoo Festival 2019: Children's Poetry Performance

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What a superb poetry performance at Cuckoo Festival this year.

Children from Lily Lane Primary School in Manchester and Marsden Junior School performed their poems on the theme of Migration: ‘Birds Have No Borders’, led by the sensational poet Louise Fazackerly. There was also a cuckoo trap competition; the entries and poems are currently on display in Marsden Library.

One of the Cuckoo Fest...

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Marsden Junior School and Lily Lane Primary School Pupils' Cuckoo Festival Poems

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For Marsden Cuckoo Day April 21st 2018, Pupils of Marsden Junior School and Lily Lane Primary School, Moston, Manchester, wrote their own poems which they performed at the festival, and which appeared on posters in Marsden shop and café windows.

The theme was Our Words Have No Limits 


Our words have no limits, 

I can do what I want, 

Nothing can stop me, 

I will always be free,...

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