ArtfulScribe is an arts organisation that aims to develop and promote new and emerging poets through educational workshops and events.


  • To encourage the production and promotion of poetry in the community
  • To make poetry accessible to wider audiences
  • To generate new audiences for poetry
  • To enable artistic expresssion through the medium of written/spoken word
  • To provide education and advice for emerging poets
  • To create a link between grassroots poetry and professional performance
  • To build on established frameworks of open-mic events


ArtfulScribe is not-for-profit and relies upon grants, funding and donations to achieve its objectives. Registered with Companies House as a Company Limited by Guarantee (Reg. 07986334)