March 31, 2020


Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ (SGCNZ)’s newest Locked-down Competition  

Shakespeare wrote his 154 Sonnets…plus the one Romeo and Juliet shared, plus….  

Now it’s your turn!  

A challenge for you to write:  

Category 1)  A Sonnet based on a Character from a Shakespeare play or poem  

Category 2)  A Sonnet based on a Shakespeare play or poem  

Age groups:

a)      Under 12 years old

b)      12 – 24 years old

c)      25 years and over


  • Shakespeare Sonnet form   
  • Sent in low resolution – disqualified if over 500 kb
  • No fancy images – create them with your words!

E-mail it to:

In the Subject line write Shake Up Sonnet and the Category No and Age letter

In the body of the e-mail, at the top write your:




Postal address with post code:

Category 1:  Sonnet based on a Character – State the Character


Category 2: Sonnet based on a Shakespeare Play or Poem – State the Play or Poem

Age Range:      a)  Under 12 years

                        b)  12 – 24 years

                        c)  Over 24 years

Sonnet with Title:

If you are willing to have it published, please state that you give permission for this.

First Round A: Due by 5pm Thursday 9 April 2020

Prizes are being sought!

Contact:  M: 027 283 6016          

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