Tuesday 14 May 2013

Calling Sopwell kids – Painting/drawing competition

As part of the celebrations for the launch of the Sopwell Memories project and the 10th anniversary of the Sopwell Residents Association, we are delighted to announce a painting competition for children living in Sopwell.

The theme of the competition is very wide – anything to do with the history or a landmark in Sopwell.

To give you an idea, it could be something to do with the old Nunnery, or the Holy Well, or a painting of the river, an ancient tree, a famous Sopwell person, your street... You choose! And if your parents have a copy of our book "Sopwell: a history and collection of memories", this will give you lots of interesting ideas.

Rules of entry

Picturing anything to do with the history or a landmark in Sopwell
For children living in Sopwell - there are three age groups: 5–7, 8–10, and 11–13.
The size of your painting or drawing should be no more than A3 (30 x 42cm).

There will be a prize for each of the three age groups, which will presented at the launch party on 18th May.

If you would like to enter, bring along your painting to St Julian’s Church, Abbots Avenue between 10am and 12noon on the day of the party, Saturday, 18th May.

Some of the local schools are making their own arrangements to collect entries, so please check with your school.

The competition is part of the celebrations on Saturday, 18th May, 2-5pm, at St Julian's, when prizes will be awarded. For more information, including the programme of events, click here.

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