Charles Causley's Typewriter: "Blue", The Charles Causley Trust Artefact Archive, 2014

Poetry Competition Winners 2014

The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition, in aid of the upkeep and on-going programme of Writing Residencies and Literature events in the late poet’s house in Launceston, Cornwall. The competition closed in November 2014, and offered a top prize of £2000 with runners up prizes…


Jim Causley & Lukas Drinkwater

  Don’t miss Jim Causley & Lukas Drinkwater at Exeter Phoenix this month!  Find out more on the Phoenix Website “Jim and Lukas will be showcasing new material they are writing together, offering a 21st century perspective on traditional song. Five times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Causley is renowned for his warm stage presence and…

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Charles Causley Poetry Competition Winners Chosen

The Charles Causley Poetry Competition is closed and the winners have been informed. Many thanks and very best wishes to all the poets who entered. The field was very strong. The prize winners have been chosen and informed in person, and will be announced in the New Year on our websites. Keep an eye on…


The Charles Causley Symposium

Falmouth University‘s Charles Causley Symposium is part of a larger project to raise the profile of Causley as both a regional and national poet, and as a central figure in British twentieth-century poetry – a poet who faced outwards from Cornwall while locating himself very much in the landscape of his life. The symposium is…

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EVENT: Christmas with Causley

Join The Charles Causley Society for a magical service of Christmas Carols and poems in the beautiful setting of St Thomas Church, on Tuesday December 2nd, at 7pm. The collection will be donated to the St Petroc Society for the homeless.

Poet in Residence Dr Alyson Hallett at Charles Causley's Desk, 2014

Alyson Hallett & Guests: A Reading from the Charles Causley Poet in Residence

Join the Charles Causley Trust for a reading in Launceston from current Charles Causley Poet in Residence, Dr. Alyson Hallett, on Wednesday 19th November. Dr Alyson Hallett is a prize-winning poet and Hawthornden Fellow whose latest book of poems is Suddenly Everything. Previous books include The Stone Library and Towards Intimacy. She won first prize…