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Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Prize


2021 Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Prize

The theme for this year's entries should be 'Reflections'. Please send your entries by email with a name and contact number (and your age if you are under 18) to the judges by Monday 20 September at the following email address:

2020 Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Prize Winning Entries


The judges were delighted by the standard of entries last year and found it hard to choose an outright winner. so we chose two!

Joint winners are: Sara Davis - The Buzzards Call and Peppy Scott - A Morning Swim in the North Sea  

Highly commended: Christine Rose - Ghyllibank


Winner: Laura Jobke - A Dog's Greatest Wish

Highly commended: Amelie Cassidy - The Great Outdoors

Lockdown Limerick 

Our favourite limerick was by David Smith


Sir Philip Sidney 1554 - 1586