6th Day 

Children’s Festive Poem


It’s the 6th day of Christmas already.   This competition is open only to children, sorry grown-ups, you can join back in tomorrow!


We are inviting all children in our community to write a Festive Poem.  

To make it fairer, there are three age groups  ***  4-7 years  ***   8-12 years   ***  13-18 years.  


The team here are super-excited to see what amazing poems you can write, using all of your imagination.    It can literally be about anything Festive.


We have some brilliant judges:

4-7 years:  Cllr Martin Barker, CWAC Councillor for Parkgate

8-12 years: Carrie Spacey, Neston Life

13-18 years: Caroline Corcoran, acclaimed local Author and Journalist 


All of our Winner’s poems and names will be published on our web-site.


Check out these great prizes:

4-7 years:  Writing set from Village News in Neston. Pik’N’Mix cup of sweets from A&O

        Photograph of the winner with Santa donated by www.cherishforeverphotography.com 

8-12 years: CeeCee’s voucher and selection box donated by Timeless

13-18 years: Costa Voucher and selection box donated by Timeless



  • One entry per person

  • email your entry to us at christmasinneston@gmail.com.  Please mark the Subject Header of your email 6th day of Christmas Poem. 

Postal entries to: Christmas In Neston care-of NCYC, Burton Rd, Little Neston, Neston CH64 9RE.  Sorry but we will not be able to return your poem unless you provide a stamped address envelope.

Don’t forget to tell us your name and age / the age-group you are entering and your contact details.

Please note that we will not be able to reply to any entries we receive 

  • Closing date for receiving entries: 4th December 2020 at 1pm

  • Winners will be announced: 6th December at 7pm on Facebook


How to find out more about our judges:

Caroline Corcoran is an acclaimed local author.  Her new book The Baby Group is out now

Twitter: twitter.com/cgcorcoran  Instagram: @carolinecorcoranwriter  

Facebook: @CarolineCorcoranAuthor 


Neston Life www.facebook.com/AboutMyAreaNeston