Submit your photos of iconic seaside town for Southwold Arts Festival competition

Southwold seafront. Picture: Nick Butcher

Southwold seafront. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Archant

The organisers of this year's Southwold Arts Festival are inviting budding photographers to enter their snaps in their annual competition.

The subject for the photographic competition is 'Southwold' and there are some great prizes up for grabs for each age group including a Fuji Instax instant camera, Viking 8x40 binoculars and Pentax 8x21 compact binoculars.

All you have to do is submit your photos of any subject within the Southwold town boundary, taken after January 1 this year. There are two age groups, under 16s and over 16s.

Competition organiser Graham Denny said: 'We were thrilled with the standard of entries last year, and some of the most inspiring pictures were taken by children. We want the entries to be as unusual and original as possible, demonstrating the many different ways that Southwold is seen by young and old alike.'

The winners will be chosen by a panel of judges, made up of photographer Stephen Wolfenden, Sarah Groves, content manager for Adnams, and Suffolk artist Mary Gundry.

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You can send your photos, along with a competed entry form, to or post them to Wells of Southwold, who are donating the prizes.

The entry form and terms and conditions can be downloaded on the festival website at Any photos which feature people prominently must be accompanied by a signed photograph release form.

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Last year's winners, runner-ups and third placed entries are also available to view on the festival website.

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