National Poetry Day - 'Ticket to Hope'

Poet Helen Mort launched the 'Ticket to Hope' Community Poetry Project on National Poetry Day.

The project is aimed at people who live, work or study in Derbyshire. It’s free take part and submit some words or lines of poetry to inspire the poem. To view Helen’s short video about the project please visit .

You can also find more information and a link to the video on the Made in Derbyshire website

Matt Black and Helen Mort are offering workshops on Zoom to support the 'Ticket to Hope' community poem project. One for adults and one for families.

Tickets cost £3.50 per adult or per family respectively.


To find out more and for bookings please visit 

Workshop for adults with Helen Mort, 10th October

Workshop for families with Matt Black, 17th October

You will also find attached some more information about writing as a family from Matt Black

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