Snowdrop Poetry Competition Shortlist

We have great pleasure in announcing the winners of the two junior age categories and the shortlist of poems for the adult category.
All the people listed have been invited to read their poems at the Poetry and Photographic Competitions Prize Giving on Saturday 18th February at No. 10 Town St, Shepton Mallet at 15:30.

Come along and hear some fantastic work and see the photographic display and all the other poetry entries.

WINNER – Up to 11
Spring is Coming – Harry Gregory

WINNER – 12 to 16
Winter Flower – Grace Foy

SHORTLIST – Over 16
A New Year – Jim Bennet
A Patch of Earth Has Been Prepared – Estelle Goodwin
A Warm Coming – Mantze York
Candlemas February 1842 – Melanie Greenwood
Galanthamine – Felicity Powell
How To Plant Snowdrops – Athol Williams
Snowdrops – Matt Lovegrove
Sonnet Snow Sense – Julian Bishop
Tell Her That Happiness – Dana Littlepage-Smith
The Flower Preserver – Phil Vernon
The Snowdrop – Rosalind Teesdale-Ives
The Snowdrop Wood – Irene Benson
The Wall – Phil Vernon
Triptych: Snowdrops – Anthony Watts
Winter’s Good-bye – James Padden

Our warmest thanks go out to all the entrants of this inaugural competition – we have had a tremendous response, and a very high standard of work, which has been a joy to share.

If you would like to attend the event please let us know.

Best wishes,

Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival