Barbican Junior Poets

Last year our new poetry programme, Barbican Junior Poets, worked with a group of students from four Waltham Forest schools over the course of 6 months.

During the programme, the Junior Poets developed their skills in writing and performing poetry and spoken word, working with poets Toni Stuart, Kareem Parkins-Brown, and Young Poet Laureate for London Aisling Fahey.

Concluding the project, they presented their talented young voices and a whole lot of energy at a showcase at the Barbican in July, where students had the chance to perform the poetry they had created during the programme.

Click here to download the Barbican Junior Poets’ Anthology 2015