Artists of all ages invited to celebrate 150th anniversaries of Clifton Suspension Bridge and John Lewis Stores with launch of new competition

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Artists of all ages are being invited to paint and draw the Clifton Suspension Bridge as the iconic attraction joins John Lewis Cribbs Causeway in a joint 150th birthday celebration.

Joining forces to celebrate their unique histories, the organisations have announced a competition to create images of the bridge in any two dimensional medium. The competition runs until Saturday 20th September, has four age categories (5-10 years, 11-14 years, 15-18 years and 18+) and offers prizes of up to £100 of John Lewis vouchers to spend in store.
 
Finalists artwork will be exhibited in the Place to Eat Restaurant at John Lewis
Cribbs Causeway during October 2014.

Chris Booy, Chairman of the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust said “Each week we are sent fantastic images of the bridge by local artists and photographers at all levels – everything from school projects and instagrams to professional HDR photographs and oil paintings. We’re looking forward to seeing the range of images created for this competition.”

Artwork must be submitted to Nicola Mason, PR and Marketing Coordinator, John Lewis Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS34 5QU or Laura Hilton, Visitor Services Manager, Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust, Bridge Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PA by Saturday 20th September 2014 5pm.

Judging will take place week commencing 22nd September 2014 and winners will be informed via telephone.

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