There are so many ways to be a part of the Poet in the City community. Join our thriving network of volunteers, apply for a place on our Poet in the City Producers training programme or Be a Friend and contribute to the financial wellbeing of the organisation.

Join our thriving volunteer network and get involved with a range of different opportunities, from fundraising to interviewing artists, audio production to blogging and front of house. Attend monthly committee meetings at our home in Kings Place and help us to reflect on the delivery of the programme and explore new ideas for the future.

Apply to become one of our Poet in the City Producers, a group of talented 16-25 year olds producing live events, discussions and campaigns to ensure young people have a stake in the future of poetry. The Poet in the City Producers will provide you with leadership training, industry skills workshops, networking opportunities and creative experiences to progress your careers. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop your career in the arts, working with some of the world’s leading poets, creative thinkers and arts organisations.

Become a Friend and support us to transform the landscape of live poetry to create a vibrant, engaging space for all. As a Friend of Poet in the City you’ll receive special behind-the-scenes newsletters and podcasts, as well as having the opportunity to join fun and informal gatherings with like-minded people and poets. Enjoy receiving exciting goodies such as limited-edition Poet in the City artwork and have the chance to talk to our artists after events at our special ‘Carry on the Conversation’ events.