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Annual photography competition announces winners

PUBLISHED: 09:00 27 May 2018

Winner of 'Best Photo of People Taking Part on the Day'. Picture: Abigael Pooley

Winner of 'Best Photo of People Taking Part on the Day'. Picture: Abigael Pooley

Abigael Pooley

A photographic competition which celebrated Norfolk’s churches has announced its winners.

Runner up of 'Best Photo of People Taking Part on the Day'. Picture: Rob MetcalfeRunner up of 'Best Photo of People Taking Part on the Day'. Picture: Rob Metcalfe

Norfolk Churches Trust announced the winners of its annual Bike Ride Photo Competition on Thursday.

The event sees sponsored cyclists explore as many of the county’s religious buildings as possible.

Participants send in their photos taken during the day for the chance to win £50 in one of three categories.

Last year’s ride raised £97,817.

Winner of 'Best Photo of an Architectural Feature of Item Found In or Around a Church'. Picture: Charlie InglisWinner of 'Best Photo of an Architectural Feature of Item Found In or Around a Church'. Picture: Charlie Inglis

Ian Lonsdale, chairman of Norfolk Churches Trust, said: “It’s always great to see the local community come together to support this great cause, and as a result, the bike ride was a fantastic success.”

Charlie Inglis, won best photo of an architectural feature or item found in or around a church, with his shot of a stain-glassed window at St Peter and Paul Church in Edgefield.

Winner of best photo of people taking part was Abigael Pooley, who captured two bell-ringers cycling through a puddle.

David Nice’s picture of St Andrew’s Church, Hempstead, won the best photo of your favourite church category.


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