As the UK charity that promotes knowledge & enjoyment of poetry, we give people confidence to create & communicate, we support poets & strengthen communities. We do this through National Poetry Day & the Forward Prizes for Poetry.

About Us

Forward Arts Foundation promotes public knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of poetry in the UK and Ireland. We are a charity committed to widening poetry’s audience, honouring achievement and supporting talent: our programmes include National Poetry Day, the Forward Prizes for Poetry and the Forward Book of Poetry, an annual anthology of the year’s best poems.

Get in Touch

To find out more about what we offer, our events and getting involved.

Contact Us