To mark St. David’s Day this year we are holding our very own children’s poetry competition, complete with a 'Crowning of the Bard' experience at The Hall for the winner! Participants will also have the opportunity to read their poem aloud to be showcased to the local community.
The subject we are setting for this year’s competition is 'Belonging'. This can be interpreted as you like and can be imaginative too. Belonging is a topic that is important here in Wales and is even part of the Welsh national curriculum. As a guide for the children, here are some rough ideas of what belonging may mean:
- What it means to you to be Welsh?
- A feeling of belonging to the local area
- A feeling of people from different backgrounds getting along with each other
- Family time
- Social activities, community activities, projects, and events
The winner will be invited down to The Hall to sit in the large throne in our Llywelyn Room (pictured below) and will have a crowning of the bard ceremony (this is taken from Welsh Eistedfodd) and will have a chance to read their poem which will be filmed and shared on our social media pages.
Please send all entries to us via firstname.lastname@example.org alongside the child’s name, age and the guardians telephone number.
Competition closes on Wednesday 23rd February at 5pm.