Poem on Your Pillow Day

Poem on Your Pillow Day

1st May (First Tuesday May)

Poetry is one of the oldest arts in the world, and on May 2nd Poem on Your Pillow Day sets out to start or finish your day with just a little dash of the magic...

Random Acts of Poetry Day

Random Acts of Poetry Day

4th October (first Wednesday in October)

“Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.”...

Limerick Day

Limerick Day

Every May 12th

There was a young fellow named Lear Who invented Limericks, we hear, so now we converse in humorous verse on Limerick Day every year Named for the Irish city of Limerick, this much loved verse form was popularised by Edward...

Poetry At Work Day

Poetry At Work Day

9th January (Second Tuesday in January)

An ode to...the time clock? The assembly line? The office computer? The poem may need some work, but this is what Poetry At Work Day is all about - finding the beauty in your job...

World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day

Every March 21st

Poetry Day is a celebration of poetry for everyone, everywhere: from assemblies, bus queues to hospitals and zoos. It’s a day when poetry takes to the streets. It’s a chance for you to use poetry to...

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

24th April

A twist of verse, a flurry of metaphor, and just a dash of simile. These few elements can come together to help paint images in words and sound, they can twist the heart and make...