Calling All Poets…

We have just found out about the VC Gallery poetry competition and want to share it with you.

The VC Gallery is a voluntary organisation for Veterans and the Community working to reduce isolation through creativity.

The competition, on the subject of Remembrance actually opened on the 9 September, but you still have until  24 October to submit a poem.

Barrry John MBE , the founder of the VC Gallery, hopes that people will give some thought to what Remembrance means to them and commit those thoughts to paper.

The competition has two categories, for the under-15s and the over-15s and will be judged by Welsh poet Helen Grant .

The first prize will be an original art work by Nina Camplin (you can read more about Nina and see some of her work here in this magazine) and a book voucher. Runners-up will receive book bundles. All winners’ work will join the permanent exhibition of Remembrance artwork at the VC Gallery , Bridge Street, Haverfordwest.

To find out more go to

Kitty Parsons

Kitty Parsons

Kitty is an incomer, with five summers under her belt and the knowledge that even the wettest and greyest of winters have not diminished her love of Pembrokeshire. She knows she will never live long enough to be considered a local but hopes to leave some small mark through writing about this beautiful county and its people.

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