‘Lit. on the Lawn’ – Comic Verse



COMIC VERSE is part of the ‘Lit. on the Lawn’ weekend and finalists will be invited to attend an afternoon of mirth and music on Sunday 3rd of July 2022 to read their ‘Best of the Verse’ . This takes place in a marquee on the beautiful lawn of The Priory Hotel.

The competition is literally open to EVERYONE  writing verse in English.

PRIZES: FIRST £300       SECOND £150      THIRD £75 

All entries must not have been published nor made public previously and be no more than 30 lines, (not including the title).

Entries to be clearly typed on A4 paper with title only – no name or identifier.

Judges will read all entries and their decision will be final.

Submitting more than one verse is permitted with a separate entry form for each. Please note only the ‘best of your verse’ will be considered for a monetary prize.

£5 per entry and a completed entry form, hard copy of your verse and cheque if applicable, attached and sent to:

Multiple entries can be posted together.
Entries must be received no later than the 4th June 2022


We are looking forward to receiving your Comic Verse




OXBOWLAKE play foot-stomping, energetic, catchy, sing right back at you, make you laugh, make you cry original folk songs and they love a crowd that joins in. This year playing a little later on in the evening they’ll surely be up for a party, so be ready to clap your hands stamp your feet and sing some songs. If you need any more information or want to watch some live videos or have a read please follow the Facebook link, and if you’d like to listen to some Oxbowlake you’ll find them on all your digital streaming services.




     OXBOWLAKE is also appearing on Sunday 10th July at the Hanbury Arms at 9.00pm


Tickets for COMIC VERSE PROGRAMME £7.50 on the door or at the Caerleon Post Office, High Street Caerleon

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