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Newent Art Competition 2018!

We are excited to announce that the theme for the Newent Art Competition 2018 will be...




This years competition, sponsored by The Secret Gallery and Creates Magazine, will be open for entries throughout June. The winning entry will receive a Cash Prize and a two-page feature in the now nationally distributed Creates Magazine! A fantastic way to promote your work!


The prize winner will be announced at Newent Festival of Art and Music in The Shambles, on the 21st July.  

With the opening of the Newent Art Competition 2018 Exhibition, there will be a day of free Music and Poetry co-ordinated by local composors, Bill Anderton and Martin Bills including a performance of 'Alchemy' a composition by Bill. With The Courtyard Bar and Pizzas available, it will be a day to enjoy and celebrate Newent and surround's diverse range of creative talent!


This year's competition will be judged by Bill Anderton, Kenny John of Creates Magazine and Creates Gallery and Hannah Ferguson

of The Secret Gallery. The competition is open to amateurs and professionals, and there are no restrictions on age or nationality.


Artists and creatives wishing to enter the competition may interpret the theme of 'Music' in anyway they like, works could be

inspired by music, depicting musicians... anything related to music... be creative!

Painting, sculpture, photography, textiles and poetry are all accepted,

please see our 'Entry' page for more details, and the competition rules...



In the meantime get your creating caps on... we look forward to seeing your entries later in the year!