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Pro-loco Art Competition 2020 CANCELLED - Click Here for more information. .
Pro-loco Photography Competition EXTENDED TO 1ST NOVEMBER. Click Here for more info..

Pro-loco Photography Competition 2020

This years sees the 11th Matlock Bath Parish Council Pro Loco Photography Competition.

Entrants are invited to submit 4 photographs for the competition which can be uploaded directly onto the Parish Council website using the form at the bottom of this page. Please do not include on your photographs any markings which refer to your name (or any company) as all entries have to be anonymous for voting purposes.

The main rule of the competition is that the photographs must be of a view or artefact of Matlock Bath.

Closing date has been EXTENDED until 1st November 2020. We have taken the decision that we will not be able to display the photographs for voting purposes as we have done in previous years. All voting will be made on line.

Online voting will be open from 9.00 am on Saturday 7th November and close at midnight on Friday 13th November 2020. The results will be published on Sunday 15th November 2020.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

Adults (Age 17 and over) - 1st Prize - £80, 2nd Prize - £65, 3rd Prize - £50

Junior Photographers (Aged 4-7 and 8-11)- prizes will be awarded in the form of gift vouchers

Young Photographer (Age 12-16) - prizes will be awarded in the form of gift vouchers.

Best Villager - £50 - this prize will be awarded to a resident of Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath Parish Council Prize - £30 - the winner will be chosen by the Parish Council.

Heritage of Matlock Bath - £30

In addition we will also be awarding prizes in the "Best Picture of ...." categories. Categories include "Best Picture of the Heights of Abraham", "Best Picture of Masson Mills", "Best Picture of the Illuminations", "Best Picture of Holy Trinity Church", "Best Picture of the Grand Pavilion" and Best Picture of Bikers in Matlock Bath (sponsored by Kostas Café and Riverside Café). We also have a prize sponsored by Gullivers Kingdom.

Following the closing date, the Shortlisting Committee will look at all entries and select the finalists. All entrants will be notified after the closing date in October confirming whether or not they have been shortlisted. The shortlisted entries will then be displayed on line where members of the public will vote for their favourites.


A copy of the rules is attached below. Please ensure you read these before entering.

If you have any queries relating to this competition please contact the Clerk.

IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS UPLOADING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS, ATTACH THEM TO AN E-MAIL AND SEND TO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ensuring you submit all of the information required on the entry form or telephone 07914 420545.


Pro-loco Photography Competition Entry Form 2020

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Next Parish Council Meeting

Due to the coronavirus outbreak all face-to-face meetings have been cancelled. The next full Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 7.00 pm. If you would like to join this meeting, please contact the Clerk for the passcode. If you wish to raise any issue, please forward to the Clerk details of the issue prior to the meeting. .

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