National Poetry Day, 28 Sep 2017: 'Messages'

NPD 2017 Freedom

National Poetry Day is Thursday 28 September 2017.

The theme is FREEDOM. Freedom of speech, freedom from imprisonment, freedom of movement, freedom from responsibility... what kinds of freedom will you celebrate with poetry?

Last year's theme was 'messages', and you can still read all eight poems, download all the free poem posters, learning ideas and resources by looking at the list here.

2017 resources coming soon!

Watch this space for news of all our National Poetry Day resources for 2017, to help you make the most of poetry in schools, libraries, homes, offices - or wherever you choose to take the theme of 'Freedom'.

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