New live performance poetry event to be held in Ipswich
April 12th, 2013
IT will be a war of words at the Ipswich Civic Centre on April 20 when entrants in the inaugural From Page to Stage: Ipswich Performance Poetry Competition take to the stage.
THE 11th annual Ipswich Poetry Feast poetry writing competition will soon be open with the official launch taking place later this week.
Lodge an entry now for new poetry competition
February 21st, 2013
THE oral tradition of poetry will be on display in Ipswich in April as poetry enthusiasts compete in one of Australia's newest competitions.
Council celebrates 10th anniversary of Ipswich Poetry Feast
December 14th, 2012
IPSWICH City Council has been celebrating a special milestone this year - the tenth anniversary of the Ipswich Poetry Feast.
Ipswich to hold free slam poetry workshop and slam event
November 21st, 2012
ATTENTION all slam masters, street and beat spoken word maestros, hip hop freestylers, haiku writers and performance poets - the Ipswich heat of the Wordfood slam event is being held this Sunday (November 25).
New Babies of Walloon statue unveiled
October 20th, 2012
IPSWICH's much-loved Babies of Walloon statue has been returned to its rightful place in Henry Lawson Bicentennial Park today.
ROCKHAMPTON resident Joan Busby watched tonight as winners in the annual Ipswich Poetry competition, sparked by her late aunts, were announced.
Babies of Walloon story takes another turn
October 19th, 2012
THE missing pieces of a family's history have come to light thanks to the Ipswich Poetry Feast Committee.
Spotlight shines on mix of old and new
September 4th, 2012
AN EISTEDDFOD entering its 86th year and a new Puffin Billy Bush Poetry Competition will be 'something old and something new' being celebrated later this year as a result of funds allocated in Ipswich City Council's Cultural Grants Program.
Judging underway for 2012 Ipswich Poetry Feast
August 31st, 2012
Entrants in the 2012 Ipswich Poetry Feast now have a nervous wait ahead for the results of this year's competition.
We want your words - Poets urged to lodge Poetry Feast entries
July 10th, 2012
TIME is running out for poetry enthusiasts to produce an award-winning entry for this year's Ipswich Poetry Feast competition.
A MUTUAL interest in poetry created a special link today between Ipswich City Council and a visiting Chinese delegation.
Poetry Feast launched for 2012
April 15th, 2012
POETRY enthusiasts have just under 15 weeks to produce an award-winning entry for this year's Ipswich Poetry Feast competition.
Book now for annual Poets' Breakfast
March 23rd, 2012
THE 10th anniversary celebrations for the annual Ipswich Poetry Feast will be officially launched next month (April).
Special donation pledged for repairs to Babies of Walloon statue
February 27th, 2012
IPSWICH City Council has received a generous offer to help repair a vandalised statue at Walloon which pays tribute to Australian poet Henry Lawson.
Poetry competition slams into Ipswich
November 15th, 2011
POETS, hip hop freestylers and word maestros are invited to take the microphone when the annual Woodford Folk Festival 'Wordfood Slam' returns to Ipswich for a special competition heat on November 24.
Winners of 2011 Ipswich Poetry Feast announced
October 22nd, 2011
THE creative talents of poets across the country were recognised tonight at the 2011 Ipswich Poetry Feast awards presentation at the Metro Hotel Ipswich International.
Free workshop with international poet Jacob Polley
August 2nd, 2011
ACCLAIMED British poet and novelist Jacob Polley will deliver a free workshop at the Ipswich Library on August 11 as part of the 2011 Ipswich Poetry Feast.
Budget 2011-2012 - Council continues Poetry Feast support
June 27th, 2011
IPSWICH City Council will continue to support the annual Poetry Feast through its 2011-2012 Budget.
Poets encouraged to join Feast meetings
April 20th, 2011
LOCAL writers are invited to bring their experience and talent to the Ipswich Poetry Feast organising committee.
Calling all poets - Poetry Feast competition opens
April 3rd, 2011
POETS of all ages are invited to submit entries for the 9th Annual Ipswich Poetry Feast poetry writing competition, which was launched today.
Henry Lawson lectern comes back to rest
March 30th, 2011
A BRONZE lectern of famous Australian poet, Henry Lawson, has now been replaced after the original was stolen from a Walloon park in December.
POETRY enthusiasts are reminded to book their tickets for the annual Poets' Breakfast and Poetry Feast launch being held this Sunday.
Poets invited to poetry feast launch and breakfast
March 17th, 2011
POETRY enthusiasts are invited to attend the annual Poets' Breakfast next month, where the 2011 Ipswich Poetry Feast will be launched.
Slam poetry workshop and competition in Ipswich
November 15th, 2010
Poets are invited to attend two poetry slam events, being hosted in Ipswich this month.
Charters Towers resident wins poetry mentorship award
October 22nd, 2010
SPECIAL congratulations go to a Charters Towers resident who has won this year's Ipswich Poetry Feast mentorship award.
2010 Poetry Feast - Full List of Winners & Prizes
October 22nd, 2010
CATEGORY 1: RIVER 94.9 AWARD (5-7 YEARS OF AGE)
Winners of the 2010 Ipswich Poetry Feast announced
October 22nd, 2010
WINNERS in the 2010 Ipswich Poetry Feast have been announced at tonight's annual presentation at the Metro Hotel Ipswich International.
Walloon School continues as park guardians
August 5th, 2010
WALLOON State Primary School students have again agreed to be guardians of a local park dedicated to Australian poet, Henry Lawson.
Poets invited to enter Ipswich Poetry Feast competition
June 23rd, 2010
TIME is running out for budding poets to enter the 2010 Ipswich Poetry Feast competition.