“The Grit” Shortlisted for National Creative Learning Awards

Poetry People has been shortlisted in the new National Creative Learning Awards for The Grit, its community-driven project celebrating Lowestoft’s almost forgotten fishing village. The Grit project – which involved schools’ workshops, GritFest celebration day and the touring theatre show ‘Pearls from The Grit’ – is one of three national projects on the shortlist for the Literature and Creative Writing Award. Lowestoft-born poet and writer Dean Parkin is the co-founder/director of Poetry People. He said: “I’m thrilled that The Grit has been shortlisted for this prestigious award from the many…

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