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The 2015 Stephen Spender Prize for poetry in translation

in association with the Guardian

Translate a poem from any language, ancient or modern, into English

Three categories: Open, 18-and-under, 14-and-under

Cash prizes, publication in a booklet

Closing date 22 May 2015

Details and entry forms at

Email for a free booklet of past winning entries (UK addresses only)


newnwgnblue3a_smallNWGN German Competition 2015: ‘What’s German in the North West?’

Deadline for entries: Friday 13 February 2015 – Winners announced: Monday 23 February 2015
Prizes will be awarded and winning entries displayed at the Launch of the North West German Network on Tuesday 10 March 2015 at Manchester Central Library.  For further details visit our new page on the 2015 Competition!

New Student Profiles

Past A-level students from the region join our network and share their experiences studying and working with German. Read here for some inspirational stories.

NWGN has its first major planning meeting

On Tuesday 4th November, staff from schools and universities from across the region are meeting in Cardinal Newman College, Preston, to finalise the look and feel of our website and plan the network’s inaugural activities. We look forward to launching in 2015 and growing our ideas with you!


European Day of Languages

26 September is European Day of Languages, a day to celebrate linguistic diversity across the European Union and to encourage language-learning.

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