Competitions - Music and Arts

Competition Prizes

Judging will take place in July the judges decisions will be final.

Judging will take account of originality, presentation and adherence to the subject matter. Downloading from websites is not accepted.

Music and song winners will recieve;

1st  - £1200  

2nd - £600

3rd - £300  


Creative Artwork winners will receive; 

1st - £1200

2nd - £600

3rd - £300   

As well as the prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd..

Runners up for each of the arts and music sections, some work experience prizes will be given. These will include a day behind the scenes at Manchester Museum, many more to come!

 

 

 

 

 

In addition work experience prizes in art and music will be collected during the course of the competition and allocated to the shortlisted entries.

These prizes will be announced over the next 9 weeks.  

All prizes are to be shared with school/college. The monetary prizes are to be shared in a ratio of 2:1 with the school receiving the larger share.

Judges are  now compiling a shortlist.

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Entry shortlist

Competition shortlist21st June

The judges have been studying all the entries and have now drawn up their shortlist. To view the shortlist click here. There were hundreds of entries of a very high standard and many were inspirational. We would like to congratulate all entrants on achieving such a high standard. Well done to all those who were shortlisted - and you will receive an email inviting you to bring your artwork for the final judging. Shortlisted entries will be exhibited at the Manchester Science Festival at the end of October. 

 

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Poetry from Bob

One of our judges Bob Devereux has been creative: 

Spores floating in our atmosphere
Spores that the naked eye can’t see
I like to think they work for me
Recycling life’s detritus
 
Sometimes friends can get up my nose
Good friends can be bad enemies
It’s hard to breath at times like these
If they don't keep their distance
 
Keep looking for the way to win
This fight with space invaders
Keep spores at bay and in their place
Recycling life’s detritus
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