Young Poets Writers’ Day: Putting together a pamphlet

Are you a young poet in South Yorkshire, between the ages of 17 and 24? Do you have a number of strong poems that you’d like to shape into a pamphlet submission for the New Poets Prize, but feel unsure how to go about it?

Slam Barz 2017

In August and October 2017, Hive supported young spoken word poet, Dominic Heslop with Slam Barz – a supportive South Yorkshire wide event for young first time and emerging urban lyricists and rappers (aged 14 to 25) to come and show their skills through an open mic or by competing in a Slam Barz 2017 challenge…

Youth Word Up 2017

What a fabulous 6th year of the Off the Shelf Festival of Words project – The Youth Word Up! 19 young people performed (several for the first time ever) alongside headliner, Yorkshire poet, Toria Garbutt. Writing from the project was brought together in the 4th edition of the Youth Word Up publication with 30 young people […]