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  • Festival of Hope: Children’s Art Competition 2020

    Festival of Hope: Children’s Art Competition 2020

    Festival of Hope: Children’s Art Competition 2020

    As part of their year-long Festival of Hope the London Tourism Cooperative is delighted to announce the launch of their nationwide Children’s Art Competition.

    Is there a budding artist in the family?  Enter for your chance to win a VIP family trip to London.  Included in the prize is seeing your artwork exhibited at London’s The O2, two night’s accommodation in an Edwardian Hotel, a Visitor Oyster card for travel on public transport in London, a Family River Roamer ticket for all-day unlimited travel with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, The Original Tour hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour of London, admission to KidZania – a scaled city replica of real life for children from 4-14 years and lunch at the iconic Hard Rock Cafe – the original rock and roll restaurant serving up Legendary burgers and more!

    For older children a family ticket to Sherlock: The Official Live Game – an escape room based on the television programme Sherlock, tickets to Up at The O2 – a climb over the top of the iconic The O2 building and a half day’s work experience in the Dewynters Creative Studio.

    Who can enter?
    There are three age groups (0-6, 7-11 and 12-19 years old) so households can submit more than one entry increasing the chances of winning.

    What do I need to do?
    Create a piece of art inspired by all things British, from the clap for carers to our diverse ‘national spirit’ – let your imagination run wild! There are two categories to choose from ‘real life’ entries using the more traditional approach of paints, pastels, acrylics, pens or pencil. And go wild category – for those of you who want to ‘go wild’ in every sense of the word. To enter this category, experiment with textiles, sculpture, recycled and eco-friendly materials, collages – anything goes!
    The competition is organised by the London Tourism Cooperative (LTC), a not for profit tourism marketing consortium focused on driving London’s tourism and hospitality industries recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

    How to enter
    Please email a photo of your artwork to competitions@tourismcooperative.org with the subject line Festival of Hope 2020 Children’s Art Competition and don’t forget to tell them your age category! If your submission makes the shortlist, they’ll be in touch with further details after the competition closes.

    Terms & Conditions
    Festival of Hope 2020 Art Competition is open to UK and Ireland residents only. One lucky person in each category will win a prize for a family of four, whilst multiple people will have their artwork displayed at London’s The O2 in Spring 2021. Entries must be received for the competition by noon on 26 February 2021.