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.


Art competitionsdownload form
Photography competitions –  download form
Handicraft competitions –  download form
Children’s competitions  download form
Horticultural competitions – download form

Here is a list of all the competitions 

Art Competitions

1st place £50, 2nd place £30, 3rd place £15 (Love2Shop Voucher)

1. Water colour / Pen and wash

2. Oils / Acrylics

3. Pastels / Pencils

4. Any other medium

Photography Competitions

1st place £50, 2nd place £30, 3rd place £15 (Love2Shop Voucher)

5. Landscape / Pictorial – Any landscape, seascape, cityscape, nightscape, architectural and record of man-made objects including macro shots.

6. People / Activities – Any images of humans and/or their activities. This is including pets and domestic animals.

7. Natural History – Images of wild flora and fauna, plus birds, insects and invertebrates in their natural environment.

Handicraft Competitions 

1st place £50, 2nd place £30, 3rd place £15 (Love2Shop Voucher)

8. A cross stitch picture – Framed, own design/commercial

9. Any fancy article made from felt – handmade or commercial

10. An embroidered piece – traditional/machine

11. Patchwork/applique article

12. A hand knitted garment – Any ply

13. Something new from old – Record of original article required

14. A piece of handmade jewellery – Presented for sale

15. Bunting handmade any material – Any length

16. Knitted/crocheted soft toy – For child under 2

17. 1 handmade card – Any event, presented for sale**

Children’s Competitions 

1st place £20, 2nd place £15, 3rd place £10 (Love2Shop Voucher)

Pre-school and under (0-5 years)

18. My picture of Peppa Pig and friends – Colour the picture using pens, pencils or crayons. Download picture here.

19. My hand or foot animal printing picture – A painted hand or foot picture designed to look like an animal.

Years 1 + 2 (5-7 years)

20. Create a new PJ mask character – Hand draw a new superhero character and tell us their superpowers.

21. Build a JUNK model – Using recycled materials build a small model of your choice.

Years 3 + 4 (Aged 7-9 years)

22. Design a new logo – Draw a new logo that could be used on our leaflets advertising the children’s competitions.

23. Build a building or vehicle – Use any craft materials to design a building or vehicle.

Years 5+6 (Aged 9-11 years)

24. Design your own piece of clothing – Add scraps of material or other items to the picture. 

25. Create a miniature robot – Imagine your design will be featured in “Robot Wars”. Build a miniature model and tell us about its special features.

12-16 year olds

26. Upcycle old items – Upcycle any jewellery, clothes or small item into something new. Include photos of the before, during and after stages.

27. Create a new Mobile App- Hand design a new app that you think would fit into today’s society. Tell us about its features, what you would call it and how it would work.

All ages

28. A photograph of an animal/landscape or food – Includes where and when the photograph was taken.

Horticultural Competitons

1st place £10, 2nd place £7, 3rd place £3

29. Three similar size carrots of one variety

30. Three similar size potatoes of one variety

31. Three pea pods

32. Three of any other pods

33. Three similar size tomatoes of one variety

34. Vegetable tray – Four different vegetables of your choice

35. Salad box – four items (choose from any of the following: Lettuce, cucumber, pepper, beetroot, 3 spring onions, 3 radishes)

36. 1 jar of any fruit jam – minimum 10oz jar

37.  1 jar of any fruit curd – minimum 10oz jar

38.  1 jar of any chutney – minimum 10oz jar


Best Festival Photo Competition – £50 Love2Shop

Inter School Competition –£250 Love2Shop


**Please note that the category 17a. A hand-crafted model is no longer running, please ignore this in the printed competition leaflet.**