Do you enjoy days out in Scarborough? Can you be creative with words and have fun with rhyme*?
Enter our poetry competition for children aged 5-11.

Write a poem, long or short, about a day out in Scarborough or a ride on the Central Tramway.

The winning poems will be announced on the 18th of July and will be displayed in the carriages over the summer holidays.

Download your entry form here: Poetry Competition entry form.

Entries must be delivered to the top station or emailed to centraltramwaycompany@gmail.com by 5pm on Monday the 8th of July along with your name, age, and school or a parent/guardian's contact email and phone number.


⇨ Final list to be confirmed! Prize list so far:

For help and information on writing your poem visit

* Don't worry your poem doesn't have to rhyme - have a look at one of our favourite seaside poems from Judith Nicholls about a picnic on the beach simply called: PICNIC.