Show 7 - National Poetry Day - 4-10-19

Itchen Radio

Show 7 - National Poetry Day

To mark the 25th National Poetry Day, Millie and Luke present this packed poetry show. They discuss the history of the Poetry Day itself, including some of the events that have taken place over the years. There are short features on William Blake, Neil Hilborn, Sarah Kay, Inkpop and the Mayflower Young Writers. We also have a special guest in the studio. English teacher Charlotte Thomas talks about Poetry in general as well as National Poetry day and reads the fantastic poem that won the Itchen Poetry competition.

With music from Frank Turner, Imagine Dragons, Sam Smith, Queen, Passenger, David Bowie, Twenty One Pilots, Elton John and The Beatles.