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Poems to Perform


Below are some brilliant videos of famous children's poets reading their work aloud. There is also a selection of poems for you to try and read aloud and perform for your friends and family. Poetry isn't written to sit on the page, but to be acted on the stage!

Why not explore the Children's Poetry Archive. Here you can listen to poems, read poems, watch interviews with poets and learn so much more!


Watch poets recite their work for your enjoyment and entertainment below...



Below: To celebrate International Women's Day, we created our very own Book of Wonderful Women.

Here are the pages all about amazing Mancunian... Emmeline Pankhurst!