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Betjeman Poetry Prize

Where do you like to write?

Anywhere outdoors. Nature is calming and peaceful so it’s easier to really concentrate, but at the same time it’s inspiring. Last year at the Betjeman Poetry Camp we spent five days living in tents in the grounds of Waddesdon Manor. That was the perfect combination: surrounded by trees but having other like-minded young people

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