Competition Rules

 

 

Over £3000 in prizes

Visit  www.bardofarmagh.com

The poem should be no more than 650 words and should not exceed 9 minutes performance time.

The poem must be the original work of the entrant. It should be humorous verse, suitable for family audiences and radio broadcast.

Each entry should be type written in English. It should have a detachable cover page stating clearly the entrant's name, address, telephone number and the title of the poem.

CD/Tape recorded entries are also encouraged.

There will be an entry fee of £2.00 for each poem.

Entries should be sent to:
Mr John Makem, 34 Fergort Rd, Derrynoose, Co Armagh, N. Ireland.
BT60 3DN

Final closing date for entries is 1st October and competitors will be contacted by mid-October.

Finals will take place in the Armagh City Hotel on Friday 21 November 2014.

Tickets for the event will go on sale early September.

Visit:  www.bardofarmagh.com

 

 

 

 

Latest news
To celebrate 20 years of the Bard competition we are offering discounts on Bard booklets of poems fr...
Here's a chance to listen to the live recordings of some of the Bards at the 2014 Finals  Seam...
This is a link to Culture NI feature on the Bard   http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/arti...
Popular Roslea versifier and story-teller Seamus Carolan is in line to claim back the Bard of Armagh...