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Congratulations Aliyah, Birmingham’s new Young Poet Laureate

Aliyah Begum, Young Leader with 175th Birmingham Brownie Unit in Yardley Division recently been named Birmingham’s Young Poet Laureate at the city’s Literature Festival.  This prestigious prize is awarded every 2 years by Birmingham Library and Writing West Midlands and means that Aliyah will have a busy time performing at functions all over the city.  She volunteered with Girlguiding Birmingham as part of her Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award – and she never left!  She has recently taken her promise as a Young Leader and really enjoys planning lots of activities for the girls.  She is a real inspiration to all her brownies.