National Poetry Day 28th September 2017

National Poetry Day will take place on Thursday 28 September 2017 and this year’s theme is “Freedom”.

National Poetry Day is an annual celebration that inspires people throughout the UK to enjoy, discover and share poems. Everyone is invited to join in, by organising events, displays, competitions or by simply posting your favourite lines of poetry on social media using #nationalpoetryday.

There are lots of free teaching resources and a toolkit for schools on the National Poetry Day website at National Poetry Day  Plus you can find out what’s happening near you and sign up to receive all the latest news and updates.