POSTER COMPETITION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Following the success of last year’s competition, the Festival organisers are running the Poster Competition for children and young people again this year. We are delighted that this year’s judging panel will be led by artist, writer and Wells resident Jane Borodale who will choose the winning entry. There will be a winner in each age category and one overall winner.
WHAT ARE THE RULES?
All entrants must be within the age categories 5-9 years, 10-14 years, 15-18 years. Entries must be 2D and submitted on one side of A4 or A3 paper only. Work must be original and created by the entrant. Posters must include the following information (entrant details can be on the back of the poster):
Entrant name and entrant age
Entries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
or post to
Wells Theatre Festival, 40 Hobbs Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4LR
Closing date for 2019 entries: Friday 26th April 6pm.
The winners will meet the cast of Much Ado About Nothing and receive 4 tickets to see the play. The overall winning poster will be reproduced and used as the official poster for the production.
INSPIRATION AND GUIDANCE
Our production of Much Ado About Nothing is set in the time of the first world war. The plot centres round a trick played on the leading characters – Beatrice and Benedick.
Beatrice and Benedict are old sparring partners with not a good word to say about each other. They both vow they will never marry and most certainly NOT each other.
Indeed, their friends and family know only too well that if they were married a week, ‘they would talk themselves mad’.
And yet for sport, they plot to make the pair fall in love with each other with a trick in which Benedick overhears his friends talking of Beatrice’s ‘secret love’ for him….