Olympic Park Legacy Poems: Discover Children’s Story Centre

Discover Children's Story Centre

During 2014 I was commissioned to document a project with Discover Children’s Story Centre, which saw primary schools across East London take part in a poetry competition, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Poetry Challenge. The aim of the three year project was to introduce poets into the classroom, get local children familiar with the Olympic Park on their doorstep, and get them writing poetry.

Filming during the project – photo courtesy of school

It was amazing to work with poets such as Joeseph Coelho and Adisa the Verbalizer, and see them energise and inspire young people to produce some incredible poetry.

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