Lichfield cathedral launches poetry competition to mark moon anniversary

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Lichfield cathedral has launched its first poetry competition and is inviting people to submit new poems inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing as part of a new festival of creativity this autumn. Benjamin Zephaniah will open the five-day festival on Sunday November 24. The competition theme is “light in our darkness”. The deadline for poems is 5pm National Poetry Day, October 3. Prizes are £100, £50 and £25, and the judges include Michael Symmons Roberts. More details

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