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Annual Christmas card competition for city children

Published: Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Children from across the city will be able to show off their artistic talents when they take part in Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s annual design a Christmas card competition.

The first prize winners from each of the four age groups; under 4, 5-7, 8-11 and 12-16, will see their designs printed and used as the city council’s official Christmas cards which will be sent out by Lord Mayor Lilian Dodd, Leader Ann James, Deputy Leader Abi Brown and council officers. All prize winners will be invited to a special prize-giving tea with the Lord Mayor in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour.

Lord Mayor Lilian Dodd said: “This competition is a fantastic opportunity for our city’s children to show off their artistic talents. The artwork that the children create is always amazing and I’m really looking forward to seeing the results of this year’s competition.”

Entry forms can be collected from public libraries in Stoke-on-Trent, or downloaded from All entries must be received no later than 5pm on Monday, 5 November 2018. Entries can be returned to any Stoke-on-Trent library, or posted to Janet Jones, City Centre Management, 3rd Floor, Hanley Town Hall, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 1XP. Only one entry per person. Participation in the competition is free.

For all media enquiries please contact  the Communications Department at Stoke-on-Trent City Council on 01782 236156.