Autumn Poetry Competition 2020 Reminder


Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, wishes to remind the public that the closing date for this year’s Autumn Poetry Competition will be on Friday 9th October 2020.

The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two original works.

The overall winner will receive the Ministry of Culture prize of £1,000 and a trophy. Additionally, there will also be six other categories as follows:

  1. School Years 3 and 4
  2. School Years 5 and 6
  3. School Years 7 to 10
  4. School Years 11 to 13
  5. Adult Category
  6. Best Poem in the Spanish Language

The winner in each category will receive a voucher and a pen kindly donated by the Gibraltar Chronicle, plus a Trophy from the Ministry of Culture. All the winning entries will be printed in the Gibraltar Chronicle.

Entry forms and full conditions are available from:

Schools and Gibraltar College of Further Education
The Department of Education, 23 Queensway
Gibraltar Cultural Services, John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street
or e-mail:

For further information please contact the Gibraltar Cultural Services, Events Department, City Hall on telephone 20067236 or email