What is StreetSpeak?

Streetspeak harnesses young people’s interest in football to develop their literacy skills and raise their self-esteem and aspirations.
In and around Preston, five respected poets lead workshops with young people, encouraging them to write and perform poetry.
Eight hundred young people will take part in the three-year project.

At the end of the project, the young people will exhibit and perform their poetry in a multimedia presentation at the National Football Museum. Their poems will be published in a final anthology. Street Speak 2009

Find out what StreetSpeak is and get involved - follow the link to StreetSpeak

Link to Streetspeak.org.uk

That Poetry Bloke with a poem inspired by Wayne Rooney.


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Craig Bradley is one of StreetSpeak's poets
http://www.streetspeak.org.uk/about/our-poets/craig-bradley/

"Craig’s visit during February 2010 has to be the most amazing author/visits I have hosted in the last 10 years"

Fiona Mulvaney, Jerudong International School, Brunei