About Us

  • Suffolk Poetry Society is a Registered Charity No 1162298
  • The charity’s objects are for the advancement of education in the Arts and in particular in the Art of Poetry howsoever and wheresoever and particularly in the County of Suffolk in all respects for public benefit.
  • The constitution of the society can be read here.
  • The roots of the society go back to 1928 with the formation of the Suffolk Poetry Club. It ceased operating during the war and reformed in 1952 as Suffolk Poetry Society.
  • The society runs an annual poetry competition, the Crabbe Competition, an annual festival and many other events. Read about them on the main website https://suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk.