The Poetry Trust delivers a year-round live and digital programme, creative education opportunities, courses, prizes and publications. It is also responsible for the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival each year in early November.
As the Centre for British Romanticism, the Wordsworth Trust provides the context for celebrating a major cultural moment in history. The Centre runs a programme including family-friendly activities during the school holidays, poetry events all year and regular poetry writing workshops.
Poems on the Underground makes travelling by tube more pleasurable by publishing poems on ‘tube cards’ every two months. It showcases poems from various cultures, sometimes in translation, and Cassell publishes anthologies of the poems.
Poetry to browse and borrow, with a focus on Scottish poetry
Since its foundation in 1984 the Edinburgh based Scottish Poetry Library has amassed a remarkable collection of written works with an emphasis on contemporary poetry written in Scotland, in Scots, Gaelic and English, but historic Scottish poetry and contemporary works from almost every part of the world feature too.
Funded by Arts Council England, the Poetry Library is housed in the Royal Festival Hall at the South Bank Centre in London and boasts the most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry in Britain. The Poetry Library is also the home of www.poetrymagazines.org.uk , the fulll-text database for UK poetry magazines of the 20th and 21st centuries.