Newark and Sherwood Poetry Trail

12 March 2018

Competition to discover the beauty of Newark and Sherwood poetry

Once the home of the well-known poet Lord Byron, Newark and Sherwood has always boasted of its literary prestige, and this summer you can celebrate with a fantastic poetry trail.

Including three locations that have inspired poets; Newark Castle, Southwell Minster and Sherwood Forest Arts and Crafts Centre, plus two literary festivals, Newark Book Festival and the Bryon Festival, the trail is the perfect way to discover the beauty of Newark and Sherwood.

Additionally, by visiting three of the five venues on the poetry tail you could be in with a chance to win an amazing bundle of local artistic and literary prizes, consisting of:

First Prize: Bundle of Creative Products

  • Tina Bettison framed print called ‘Bark Blue’
  • Cathy Bramley signed books, including the new Hetty’s Farmhouse Bakery as well as Ivy Lane and The Lemon Tree Café
  • David Fowkes Jewellery – A stunning silver ring with an amethyst gemstone, set in a 9 carat gold setting, with a retail price of £240
  • Christine Goldschmidt pen and ink framed print called ‘Rose’
  • Meze Publishing’s The Nottingham Cookbook: Second Helpings
  • Wilf Morgan signed books, including Arthur Ness and the Secret of Waterwhistle (Complete edition), Trust Me, I’m a Thief and The Cotton Keeper

Runner up Prize

  • Meze Publishing’s The Nottingham Cookbook: Second Helpings

Simply download the poetry trail and visit three of the venues/events between 12 March and 31 August 2018 to be eligible for the prize draw. Get your card signed or find the code at the venue and return it to us by 14 September 2018, these can either be scanned and sent via email to tourism.support@newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk or posted to Sarah Payne, NSDC, Castle House, Great North Road, Newark, NG24 1BY.

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