© 2019 Belle Vue Arts Festival 


Stimulate your creativity and take part in our competitions based on this year’s

theme "ORIGINS".

This year we’ll be running two competitions which are free to enter and open to all

ages. Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

Photography Competition

You can submit up to two images up to the maximum

size of A2. For competition guidelines download the photography competition guidelines.


Please either send by post or email us, details of work to be exhibited, (see instructions on the competition guidelines), by Friday 31 May 2019, so that we can prepare the display labels.

Hard copies of the entries to be dropped off or posted to the address listed on the instructions, prior to the day of judging, which is Friday 07 June at the Hermitage Centre.

To enter, please complete the online form, below

All entries will be displayed at our Photographic Exhibition, (see our events page), at the the Hermitage Centre, at the back of the Methodist Church, Belle Vue on Saturday 08 and Sunday 09 June.

Photographic Competition Form

Registration Deadline is

Friday 31 May 2019

Instagram Photography Competition

Take a picture of your favourite view of Belle Vue, it can be something you see every day or a one-off occurrence that catches your eye, it can be people, locations, events, anything at all! Upload the photo to your Instagram account and add the hashtag #myviewbellevue and tag @bellevueartsfestival. We will pick a few of our favourites throughout the competition to showcase on our Instagram page and 3 overall winners will receive prizes!

The competition runs from 20 May until 15 June. Photographs can only be submitted via Instagram and must include the hashtag #myviewbellevue. We reserve the right to use any of the submitted photographs in future advertising, social media or publicity.

Art and Scarecrow competition

Let your imagination run wild and try your hand at creating a piece of art or a scarecrow in your garden for our Arts and Scarecrow trail, see our events page.


Based on the theme "ORIGINS", this competition is open to all ages.

You can download some helpful and interesting information about how to create your entry by clicking HERE

You can register your art or scarecrow for free (using the theme "ORIGINS" for inspiration), by  emailing Graham David on gdavid549@btinternet.com or contacting him on 07712 405032. Entries in by 31st May to get on the trail map please!