Hamish Scott reads his First World War poem at Buckingham Palace

A teenager has performed a poem he wrote aged 12 at an event at Buckingham Palace as part of commemorations marking the centenary of the First World War.

Hamish Scott, 15, from the Isle of Harris, was invited to attend after his poem Scapa Flow – written in Gaelic – won a competition organised by the Never Such Innocence (NSI) charity, which was set up to give children a voice in the commemorations.

This fantastic achievement was picked up on by a number of different news organisations, which you can read here:

The Daily Mail

The Herald Scotland

The Oxford Mail

The Shropshire Star

Oban Times

The Belfast Telegraph

Gazette News

and Scottish Field