Youth Art Competition
Saturday 17th June

To celebrate Ludlow Fringe’s ethos of Art for All, we are launching a youth arts competition for anyone living in Ludlow or having an SY8 postcode. Age categories are: 5-10 and 11-19.

The theme for this exciting competition is My Ludlow.

We welcome all poetry, written word or photographic entries, celebrating what your town means to you.

How to enter

  1. Submit your entries by email only to: by 5pm on 12th of June 2017.
  2. Please include the following details in your email: 
    - Your name and age 
    - Your postcode 
    - A 35-50 word statement about your piece
  3. If you are under 18, please also include a name, contact number and an email address for a parent or guardian.

Submission formats

  • Please send your poetry/written word entries as a word document or a scan/photograph if hand written. For photographic entries please send as a good quality, high resolution JPEG or PDF file. Photographs from your phone will work perfectly – no need for a high tech camera.

Competition rules

  1. The judges will select one overall winner for each category who will win a great prize (revealed on the day) and have their work centre stage in the Town Square for the Ludlow Fringe Festival. 
  2. Other shortlisted artworks will also be put on display in the Fringe Offices, Harvest House and in selected shops and cafes around Ludlow. 
  3. You must live in Ludlow or with an SY8 postcode and be aged between 5 and19. 
  4. The closing date is 5pm on 12th of June 2017. Entries received after this time will not be submitted to the competition. 
  5. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  6. Prizes will not be exchanged or refunded and there is no cash alternative. 


NB: This competition is a Ludlow youth arts and engagement pilot. If you would like to be included in the competition and do not live within the SY8 postcode please contact us to register your interest for next year.


This Competition is sponsored by:

 Whittingham Riddell and Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors

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Event Time
12:00 pm
Event Location
Fringe Headquarters
Harvest House
Portcullis Ln
Ludlow SY8 1PZ
Event Genre
Poetry and Literature
Visual Arts
Young People
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