Unique Projects – Polesworth

Polesworth Poets Trail.

Sculpture trail of poetry – 2008 – 2010 – Polesworth, Warwickshire.

Project Director – Mal Dewhirst.

Building on a long tradition of poetic enterprise dating back to the 16th Century with the gathering on poets such as Michael Drayton, Ben Johnson, John Donne and the Sir Henry Goodere at Polesworth Abbey. The Poetry was developed to create new poetry in Polesworth that reflected the Heritage from the ecclesiastical nunnery to the industrial colliery. The project was funded by Advantage West Midlands and HCA’s National Coalfields Regeneration Programme, North Warwickshire Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council.