Category Archives: Competitions

2017 Competition Results

The competition results for 2017 are now available. The entries have all been judged, and the prizes were awarded at a special ceremony in the Bishop’s Palace during the Festival. To celebrate our Silver Anniversary, we raised the prize money … Read More

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Our 2016 Competition Winners Are…

After weeks of deliberation over what has been a bumper load of entries we are pleased to be able to publish the winners of our Childrens, Short Story and Poetry competitions. Click here to view the results of the Childrens competition … Read More

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Our 2016 Competition Shortlists Are…

After weeks of deliberation over what has been a bumper load of entries we are pleased to be able to publish the shortlist for our Childrens, Short Story and Poetry competitions. Click here to view the Childrens competition shortlist Click here … Read More

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2016 Children’s Story Competition

Updated: 21st October 2016 This year’s competition was judged by Jeremy de Quidt and sponsored by Crest Nicholson All photos by Charles Glover The remaining shortlisted entries are shown below in alphabetical order: We would like to take this opportunity … Read More

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2016 Competitions have NOW Closed

There have been a bumper load of entries for our 2016 competitions, please check back to see who made the shortlists for 2016

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2016 Competitions Launched with a Brand NEW Category

Emma Craigie Portrait 2015

To mark our 24th anniversary we have launched a great new competition for 2016: Writing for Children. The stories will be judged by award-winning children’s writer Jeremy de Quidt whose most recent book The Feathered Man was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. Read More

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