Chalk and channel way poems

Listen to these poems inspired by the Chalk and Channel Way by scanning the QR codes at points along the route

Chalk Lines by Ros Barber is a series of ten poems for particular locations along the route. They refer to something individual about each site – linked to the land itself, its flora and fauna, or the human history of the area. You can hear Ros Barber recite the poetry at each location by scanning the QR codes on posts along the route



1. Open the camera app on your phone and hold it in front of the QR code so you can see whole of the QR code clearly on your phone's screen

2. Click on the link that appears

3. Press play on the audio file that appears


Here's a complete list of the poems 


Blind Date

Battle of Britain Memorial

Cliff Top Cafe


Listening Ear


Samphire Hoe

Shakespeare Cliff


Above Dover