Thomas Gray Anniversary Poetry Competition
Closing date: June 24th
Results announced August 5, the anniversary of Thomas Gray’s burial in St Giles’ Churchyard.
Winners invited to Award Ceremony, St. Giles’ Church, Stoke Poges, September 22.
Poems to be in response to theme: ‘Full many a flower is born to blush unseen’
Prizes: £250, £100, £60; £30 x 3 Highly Commended
School Class Prizes: £50, £30, £20
Plus, 3 winners’ schools: £50 book token.
Fee: £5, then £3 (Open Class; over 18s); School Class: FREE. Length: 40 lines
Judges: Daljit Nagra and Michael Meredith (School Class)
Entries can be made via www.thomasgray2016.org
or (envelope marked Poetry Competition’): send to: The Stoke Poges Society,
c/o The Firs, Farthing Green Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4JQ.