Learning Disability Wales Photo Competition

Here is your chance to win a prize!

Learning Disability WalesWe are running a photo competition with Able Radio for anyone living in Wales with a learning disability. 

There is a lot you can say with a photo. All you have to do is email me your picture and entry form. 

Deadline for entries is Monday, 14th October  2019.

How to enter?

  • Read the competition rules.
  • Take a picture on any type of camera or camera phone you like.
  • Fill in the entry form and send the form and photo to us.
  • You must send your entry so it gets to us by Monday, 14 October 2019

What photos to take?

You can take a photo on the theme of “Right here”.

It can be a picture of anything, but must tell a story about how or where you are seen, heard, included and valued.

Winners will be announced at our annual conference #righthereldw  in Newport on 6th November. You can book your place to attend our conference by clicking on the link below.

You can read about the rules and fill in the entry form by clicking on the link below.

Rules and entry form

Book your place now for “Right here”

If you have any questions or requests please contact [email protected] or call 029 2068 1160.

National Trust Competition

2020 National Trust Handbook Photography Competition

We’re searching for an image that shows how places can make you feel good. Enter our photography competition and be in with a chance of having your photo featured on the cover of our 2020 Handbook and winning £1,500 worth of credit to spend on National Trust holiday cottages. 

Could you be the person to take the picture that captivates more than five million National Trust members?

The competition is open to both amateurs and professionals, and runs from Wednesday 1 May 2019 to 23:59 on Sunday 1 September 2019. Entries should be submitted by email (below). Our judging panel will choose the winning photo to feature on the cover of the Handbook, which will be published in 2020, as we celebrate our 125th anniversary. 

Read the competition rules and send us your pictures below

The winning photo will need to show how the countryside and landscaped gardens or historic houses we look after can spark adventure, inspire us and change the way we feel. 

What to submit

Your photo must be:

  • taken at a National Trust place in 2019
  • landscape format (not portrait)
  • in full colour (not black and white)
  • 300 dpi and sent as a jpeg file no bigger than 10MB
  • sent as an attachment (not embedded in an email)

You must:

  • only send up to 10 photos
  • reflect the theme of ‘places that make you feel good’
  • get written consent from the people in your photos
  • make sure the focal point of your photo is on the right-hand side
  • read the full competition rules, linked to below.

Please read the rules of the competition before submitting your entries. For further information please go here

Chaiya Art Awards Now Open!

2nd Chaiya Art Awards – £10K TOP PRIZE!

The biggest biennial art awards in the UK exploring spirituality through art is now open for submissions.  

The Chaiya Art Awards is open to any artist and covers all mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textiles, mixed media, photography and video. We have also introduced a new category for Community Groups, who can submit a collaborative piece.  Entrants are invited to be authentic and daring as they respond to the theme.

The winners exhibition will take place at London’s prestigious South Bank [email protected] from 10-19 April 2020.

The first Chaiya Art Awards proved hugely popular, with over 450 entries and more than 2,700 exhibition visitors.  New to Chaiya 2020 will be an ‘affordable art fair’ over two days of the exhibition. We will invite artists in the exhibition to be present, to discuss, promote and sell their work.

A respected panel will anonymously judge entries on Originality and Technical excellence, Theme Interpretation and Emotional Impact .

Full details of the awards, theme, criteria, deadlines and how to enter, can be found at: https://chaiyaartawards.co.uk

 

The EstnetNG tech prize for 16-24 year olds in Wales

Do you have a passion for technology?

Do you have an idea that uses technology and could make life easier for others?

If so the ESTnet Next Generation want to hear about it!

The ESTnetNG Tech Prize aims to help young people who have shown outstanding commitment, enthusiasm and interest in the technology field to fulfil their talent and ambition.

The award is open to individuals aged 16-24 who live, study or work in Wales and have a passion for technology.

The ESTnetNG Tech Prize is an award of up to £2000 that could be used to:

  • Bring to life an idea you have for a new technology product.
  • Contribute to the cost of an event or course that will enable you to pursue and enhance your learning.
  • Help to grow a tech-related business that you have already started.

The winner will be awarded with their Prize at the Wales Technology Awards, taking place on Thursday 3 May in Cardiff City Hall.

Your entry should include:

  • What is your idea and how will it be used? 
  • How does your idea stand out from the crowd? Is its purpose clear?
  • How well have you used your science and technology skills to put the idea together. Is it doable?
  • The prize could be awarded for an idea or a business, but it could also be for an experience that could really help you achieve your dreams in tech. How would this course/trip help you achieve your goal?
  • If you won, how will the prize-money be used?

IF YOU WIN

We would like you to keep us updated with some regular blog posts that we can include on the ESTnetNG website.
We would like you to return to the Wales Technology Awards in 2019 to tell us about how the ESTnetNG Tech Prize has helped you and present the prize to next year’s winner.

HOW TO ENTER

1. Register at www.estnetng.co.uk

2. Upload your video or written application of no more than a 1000 words to tell us why you deserve to win the ESTnetNG Tech Prize.

ENTRY GUIDELINES

  • You must submit your entry on or before 29 March 2018.
  • You must be between 16 and 24 and living, studying or working in Wales on the 29 March 2018 (last day to enter).
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Call for entries! Sky Arts Artist of the Year

CALLING ALL ARTISTS!

Do you, or someone you know, have what it takes to become the next Sky Arts Artists of the Year?
We are on the hunt for both portrait and landscape artists to apply. Please help us spread the word via your mailing lists and social media!Deadline: Portrait Artist of the Year 2019: Friday 16th March 2018
Deadline: Landscape Artist of the Year 2018: Friday 11th May 2018
Prize: £10,000 commission to paint a portrait/landscape for a major British institution and £500 of Cass Art materials.

The new series of Portrait Artist of the Year is currently being broadcast weekly on Tuesdays at 8pm on Sky Arts. In the meantime here are some links to view a couple of episodes from the previous series to give you a flavour of what’s involved:
 
Portrait Artist of the Year 2017 Episode 1: https://vimeo.com/195785524
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 Episode 1: https://vimeo.com/238597959
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Nova Cymru

Biennial Arts Prize

Entry fee  £10 – Deadline 18 September 2017

 

Nova aims to support and promote excellence in emerging Welsh art through offering artists under the ages of 35 the chance to have their work seen by a panel of high profile selectors, alongside being selected to exhibit their work, at the RCA, Conwy, as part of the inaugural Nova exhibition in November 2017. Alongside inclusion as part of the Nova exhibition, there are a range of prizes and bursaries for exhibitors to win.

 

To apply and for more information click on –Nova.cymru

Oriel Davies Writing competition

 

Oriel Davies is inviting submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of Water.

The competition is open to anyone and those wishing to submit more than one piece in either category are more than welcome.

Categories:
Poetry (50 lines max)              Prose (1000 words max)                       

Theme:   Water

Fee:
£3 per submission

Closing Date:
04 November 2017

Judges:
Chris Kinsey, celebrated nature poet
Sophie McKeand, Young People’s Laureate Wales

Prizes:
A £50 voucher to spend in Oriel Davies shop (1 for best poem and 1 for best prose)

The winning entries will feature on the Oriel Davies website and be read to an audience at an event in February 2018. Shortlisted writers will also be invited to participate in the readings.

Info and submission details: http://www.orieldavies.org/en/news/articles/oriel-davies-open-writing-competition-2017

 

 

 

Oriel Davies

Open Writing Competition

Enter Now! 

Oriel Davies is inviting submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of Water. The competition is open to anyone and those wishing to submit more than one piece in either category are more than welcome. 

Categories: 
Poetry (50 lines max) 
Prose (1000 words max) 

Theme: Water 

Fee: £3 per submission

Closing Date: 04 November 2017 

Judges: 
Chris Kinsey, celebrated nature poet 
Sophie McKeand, Young People’s Laureate Wales 

Prizes: 
A £50 voucher to spend in Oriel Davies shop (1 for best poem and 1 for best prose) 

The winning entries will feature on the Oriel Davies website and be read to an audience at an event in February 2018. Shortlisted writers will also be invited to participate in the readings. 

Info and submission details: http://www.orieldavies.org/en/news/articles/oriel-davies-open-writing-competition-2017 

Creative Future Literary Awards

 

 

The 2017 Creative Future Literary Awards are now OPEN for submissions!

creative futuresFounded in 2013, the Creative Future Literary Awards are the UK’s only national writing competition and high profile awards ceremony for under-represented writers. We showcase talented writers who lack opportunities due to mental health issues, disability, identity or other social circumstance. Prizes are awarded for both poetry and short fiction, including £1000 of cash prizes & professional writing development support. Winners are selected by a panel of industry experts.

Submit poetry and flash fiction for the chance to win one of twelve prizes totaling over £10,000.

Open to: Poetry (200 words) and flash fiction (300 words) on the theme of ‘Important Nothings’ – a Jane Austen quote to celebrate her 200th anniversary this year.

Entry fee: Free

Prizes: Over £10,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes including mentoring via The Literary Consultancy, plus courses from Penguin Random Writers’ Academy and The Poetry School. Winners will also be published in an anthology alongside guest authors Lemn Sissay and Kit de Waal.

Closing date: 26 June 2017

Enter: Online here, in person or by post.

 

Click here to enter before the closing date of 26 June 2017.