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Keats 200: a competition for young writers and artists

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Address: Hampshire Cultural Trust, Chilcomb Lane, Winchester, UK SO23 8RB
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200 years ago, John Keats was inspired to write his best-loved poem ‘To Autumn’ during a visit to Winchester. Now you can be inspired by Keats! You are invited to write a poem or create a picture celebrating “The Seasons in Hampshire.”

The competition is free and open to any young person in the three specified age categories who lives or studies in Hampshire.

The three age categories are:
4 – 7 years old
8 – 11 years old
12 – 16 years old

How to enter:
Online – poem only
By post – poem and artwork

To find out more information please visit the Hampshire Cultural trust website.

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Poetry
1st prize – £30 National Book Token
2nd prize – £20 National Book Token

Art
1st prize – £30 voucher for art supplies
2nd prize – £20 voucher for art supplies

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Free

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Competition closing date: Wednesday 31 July

An exhibition of entries selected for judging will take place at the City Museum, Winchester, from 13 – 29 September 2019.

The winners and runners-up will be announced at an awards ceremony at the City Museum on Sunday 29 September.