AN AWARD winning poet will be making an appearance at Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival this weekend.

The festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary and has invited Coral Rumble along.

Coral has had three poetry collections published and won the Caterpillar Poetry Prize for her poem Mustafa's Jumper.

She has appeared on TV and radio and featured in 150 anthologies.

During her time there she will be judging the poetry competitions, running a workshop for children and signing books for fans.

Miranda Shirnia is the chair of the festival, she said: “2019 is a very important year for us. It is our tenth anniversary and we are absolutely delighted to have Coral Rumble with is to mark this special occasion. I’m sure that her presence will help to inspire some young writers and performers.”

The festival will be running this weekend at the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy.

Coral will be there on November 17 for the Speech and Drama section of the event.

More details on the festival can be found on its website at