Untold Stories

Last autumn we uncovered untold stories through poetry, over the course of several workshops (and a poetry competition) with Jacob Sam-La Rose, English Heritage’s Poet in Residence for 2020, and Malika Booker.

Young producers workshop - writing out new ideas

Untold Stories was an English Heritage Creative Programme project that explored the hidden histories and contemporary resonances of English Heritage sites.

The programme includes some of England’s best poets, both established and emerging, reflecting on the history, fabric and atmosphere of our sites, using their creativity to explore what lies beneath the surface of history’s prevailing narratives – stories that have gone untold or people who have been forgotten.

Untold Stories – Poetry at English Heritage has been published on the English Heritage website. A digital poetry anthology that will bring together selected poems from the professionals, and from you…

Graphic of Malika Booker
Graphic of a pen and writing