On Saturday 28 May, as part of the Festival, the Poetry Platform takes place At The Chapel at 7.30pm (it replaces the Sweatshop Competition this year). Compered by Liv Torc, winner of the last National Radio 4 Poetry Slam, it is open to everyone aged 16+. Create a poem on the theme of ‘Life’, then perform it at the event. £5 per entry; prizes. To apply contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Vice Chairman, Bruton Festival of Arts; deadline 5pm Friday 27 May 2016.