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Design a Christmas card for the council

Young artists are invited to take part in a competition to design a Christmas card that would be used by the leader of Ealing Council and its cabinet members, and senior council officers too – including the chief executive.

Winners’ artwork will be reproduced for official cards and may also be used during the festive period on the council’s social media channels.

Competition is open

The competition is open to anyone 18 or younger who attends a school in the borough.  Entrants must draw, colour or paint a design with a theme of sport or healthy lives in Ealing. This could include sporting activity in local parks, green spaces or leisure centres; or examples of living a healthy life. Designs could also include local landmarks or even family, friends and pets.

Talent of young people

Council leader Peter Mason said: “When we ran a Christmas card competition last year I was blown away by the talent of young people in Ealing and I’m very much looking forward to seeing their designs this year.

“I feel sure that, just like last year, those who receive a Christmas card with the winning design will be giving it pride of place in their home.”

The competition will be judged by Councillor Mason; Councillor Kamaljit Nagpal, cabinet member for a fairer start; Councillor Josh Blacker, cabinet member for healthy lives; and Councillor Jasbir Anand, cabinet member for thriving communities.

How to enter

To enter you need to:

  • Say the age category you are entering: six and under, seven-11 and 12-18 years
  • Include your name, age and school
  • Produce your artwork at A3 or A4 in size and in landscape format
  • Send a photo or scanned image of your design to vaghelah@ealing.gov.uk

The closing date for entries will be 5pm on Sunday, 27 November (2022) and the winners will be announced the week commencing 28 November.

Good luck.

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