Organize a regular community gathering in your local area to celebrate a love of the written or spoken word.
Create your project page
Click the green start button to register and set up your project page. It’s quick, free and easy.
Complete a 30 Day Challenge
Complete simple steps in 30 days to get your project off the ground.
Activate your project
Follow the 5 Step Guide and your action plan to bring the project to life.
Share impact by posting a summary and photos and completing a survey.
Suggested: At the start you will need to give 1-2 hours a week to get the word out in your community and from then on just a couple of hours on the first Sunday of every month.
More information on how to get started and any resources shared by the Poetry in the Park
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Welcome to Poetry in the Park! Poetry has the power to bring together and unite so many different people in our community that otherwise may not have met. Poetry as a medium for community engagement has the capacity to change people's lives, and as an art form is vital to developing social capital for the community across all ages, races and abilities.