Untold Stories

This autumn we’re uncovering 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 is an English Heritage project that explores the hidden histories and contemporary resonances of English Heritage sites.

The programme includes some of England’s best poets, both established and emerging. They have been asked to reflect 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.

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

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Statue graphic
Graphic of Malika Booker
Graphic of a pen and writing