Tag Archives: @PoetryDayUK

National Poetry Day Nonsense!


“The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat”

Celebrate National Poetry Day 28 September 2017 with one of the UK Nation’s favourite poems. Here are a few fun ideas from our blog archive for teaching more nonsense (poetry) in schools


lear stamps


Edward Lear bicentenary 2012 logo

Edward Lear bicentenary 2012 logo

and videos and translations of the poem in many world languages


STOP PRESS – the bompa.org website itself has now lapsed and the material has moved, file by file, by its creator Attila Veres to http://pimpoapo.byethost22.com/bompa/

owl and pussycat puppets 004

How will you celebrate National Poetry Day? http://www.nationalpoetryday.co.uk

Blogposted by Mark Norris, Newquay Zoo, 28 September 2017