EVENT: Charles Causley Trust Poetry & Music 12th March

Launceston Town Hall on Thursday 12th March 2015 saw a very special event to celebrate the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition. The event saw winners of the competition take the stage with our former poets in residence Dr Alyson Hallett and Kathryn Simmonds. The night closed with a short set from Jim Causley, featuring Causley poems set to music from…

Charles Causley at his desk

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…

Charles Causley Poetry Competition 2014 is launched

The Charles Causley Poetry Competition 2014 has launched! In aid of the project to develop Charles Causley’s House for writing residencies and literature projects, the competition has a range of top prizes, and you can find out more and download entry forms here.

Charles Causley Poetry Competition Winners on iPad!

Got an iPad? If so, you can now download the 2013 Charles Causley Poetry Competition Winners from iTunes. Alongside the poems, you’ll find some information about the winners and The Charles Causley Trust’s project to develop Charles Causley’s House. This trial Causley Trust iBook is free to download, and we hope you enjoy it.  

Prize Winning Poem Aloud!

Wow! This is brilliant! 2013 Charles Causley Trust Poetry Competition Winner Jo Bell reading her winning poem ‘The Icicle Garden’. We love this poem! Jo Bell works as a poet across the UK undertaking projects, residencies and commissions. Formerly the director of National Poetry Day, she has been a tutor for the Poetry School and…

Charles Causley Poetry Competition 40 Days to go!

Only 40 days to go until the closing date of the first Charles Causley Poetry Competition: 18th November 2013! Top prize: £3000! The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to be running the 2013 Charles Causley Poetry Competition, in aid of the continuing project to renovate the late poet’s house in Launceston, Cornwall, to support an…

Residency and Competition Announced

The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to announce that applications for the first Charles Causley Poet In Residence are now invited, and the Charles Causley Poetry Competition will be open for entries on 1st July 2013. For more information on both the residency and competition, please visit our main site. The Charles Causley Trust is…