Competitions 2019

Up to £3,000 worth of prizes to be won – kindly donated by British Gypsum

We have several competitions which adults and children can get involved in. For any amateur artists and craft makers, these competitions are the perfect way to show off your skills. The competitions will be held and judged at the Eversley Park Centre prior to the festival – however, the display of winners and entries will be available throughout the weekend.

Below categories are based on the 2019 competitions:

Adult competitions are £2 to enter, prize money in Love2Shop Vouchers is as follows:
1st place £30, 2nd place £20 & 3rd £10

Children’s competitions are £1 to enter, prize money Love2Shop Voucher is as follows:
1st place £20, 2nd place £10 & 3rd £5

Art Competitions

1. Water colour 

2. Oils

3. Acrylics

4. Pastels 

5. Any other medium

Terms and Conditions 


Photography Competitions

6. A Landmark

7. Wild Flora and Fauna

8. A Night Image

9. An Image Capturing Motion

10. My Day Out (Children’s Class)

Terms and Conditions 


Handicraft Competitions 

11. A cross stitch or embroidered picture

12. Any article made from felt 

13. Patchwork or quilt item

14. Hand knitted item

15. Crocheted item

16. Something new from old (24”x24” or less)

17. Hand sewn item

18. Knitted/crocheted/sewn soft toy

Terms and Conditions 


Farmhouse Competitions

19. Classic Victoria Sandwich Cake 

20. Fruit Loaf made in a 1lb tin

21. Homemade Orange Marmalade 

22. Homemade Chutney

23. Homemade fruit pie

24. Homemade Ginger bread man (Children’s Class)

25.  Three Decorated Homemade Cup Cakes (Children’s Class)

26. Homemade Chocolate Cake (Men’s Only Class)

Terms and Conditions 


Children’s Competitions 

This years theme is – Painting of a day at the seaside (any medium)

27. Ages 3 – 5 years

28. Ages 5 – 7 years

29. Ages 7 – 9 years

30. Ages 9 – 11 years

31. Ages 11 – 13 years

32. Ages 13 – 16 years


For any additional information or queries, please contact competition organiser Olive Simmonds –

*Please note that entry to the competitions is restricted to within a 1o mile radius of Sherburn in Elmet, below you can see a map of this 10 mile radius and a name of the places within this.

Map of 10 mile radius 
Name of places within 10 mile radius