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Winners of Andover museums summer historical writing competition 2018

During the school summer holidays Andover museum held a summer historical writing competition.

It was open to 5 -15 year olds. Children were invited to write a fictional piece of creative writing about a character found in the Museum. The historical elements had to be correct using information found in Andover Museum!

50 children signed up to this summer holiday challenge, only 9 children handed in their entries on time for judging.

Those children were invited to  Andover museum this afternoon, treated to homemade lemonade and biscuits, before finding out the results of the competition. Two of the children were unable to make the event as they had entered the competition whilst visiting Andover, on holiday.

Andover Town Mayor, Barbara Long and local writer Cat Randle awarded the prizes to the children this afternoon, Saturday 15 September 2018, at Andover Museum.

There were two winners of the competition was Nicola Wheeler, and Matilda Gregory, ( who wasn’t able to attend the event)


With 3 highly commended awards going to Lilly Stacey, Bradley Ware and Jessica Patterson.


The other  children were not left out they were given a well done for taking part gift from Andover Museum.


The museum has lots more activities planned  for our children to enjoy and take part in , including the Andover museum in torchlight adventure taking place during October half term.  Follow their Facebook page here for their latest news and events.

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