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300 Words Competition for under 16’s

  • Where:
    Wantage Methodist Church, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA
  • When:
    27 October
  • How much:
    £6/£3; entrants free
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300 Words Competition for under 16’s (With compere Elaine Baker) - Wantage Literary Festival

Hear all 9 winners of this year’s ‘300 Words’ competition as they share their work in front of a live audience.

Prizes will be awarded to the three winners in each of our three categories: 8 & under, 9 – 12, 13 – 15, together with a prize for the overall winner, who also be awarded a £100 book token for their school.

Our Judge and compere for the afternoon is local poet Elaine Baker, Patron of Writing at Didcot Girls’ School and Poet-in-Residence at the Vale & Downland Museum.

Details of how to enter can be found on our website Entries must be sent to before 30th September.

The Oxford Times