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Writing and Poetry Competition 2019

If you are aged 50 or over on 1st January 2019 and live in Lincolnshire then this competition is for you

Age UK Lindsey and Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire are pleased to invite you to take part in the annual writing and poetry competition.


The competition is open to anyone over the age of 50 on 1st January 2019 and residing in the county of Lincolnshire.

In the preliminary round of judging the five best essays/poems from each of the two Age UKs  in Lincolnshire will be put forward for final judging.

This year each Age UK will select 5 finalists and the winner will be chosen by our sponsor Lance Publishing.

The winning entry may be awarded at local level at the discretion of each Age UK.  You will be notified by your local Age UK after the closing date.


1. Mother Nature - Winter to Spring

2. The unwanted gift

3. Am I old?

4. What the dog did

5. The show must go on

Writing and Poetry Competition Entry Form