National Poetry Day 2016
6 October 2016
National Poetry Day, the annual mass
celebration of poetry and all things poetical, takes place this
year on Thursday 6 October 2016.
It is an initiative of the Forward Arts Foundation, a charity that
celebrates excellence in poetry and widens its audience. It brings
together leading poetry, literacy and literary organisations around
a shared purpose: promoting the enjoyment, discovery and sharing of
For more information, see the Forward Foundation website.
For events in Scotland and to see how the Scottish Poetry
Library is celebrating the day, see the SPL website.