The centennial of the end of World War I is swiftly approaching, and all of Europe is planning remembrances and recollection events. Most of these focus on our older generations. Their memories and understandings of those events are important. Yet, the Great War left an indelible impact on the England. Here at Royston Museum, we’d like to hear from our newest generation.
We’re inviting our schoolchildren to share their impressions of the War. Particularly, how its enduring memory affects members of their family, community, and district.
To this end, we’re opening a free art competition for local children of all ages. The theme is the Great War, and all 2D submissions are welcome. This includes written word, poetry, painting, or drawing (etc.) We are accepting entries from October 1 until November 11. After Remembrance Sunday, a panel representing the Museum will select winners from each age group. We’ll exhibit winning pieces within the Museum, and winning artists will receive a prize. Teachers are welcome to incorporate the competition into their classroom activities.
Click above for a printable entry form, or pop into the Museum for a hard copy.