Send us your photos of Welwyn Garden City!
TODAY, the WHT is calling on residents to help celebrate a landmark birthday for WGC – and to make it snappy.
The town founded by Ebenezer Howard in 1920 turns 90 this year, and a series of celebrations and events will be held throughout 2010 marking the occasion.
And we’re asking residents; what does WGC mean to you in 2010?
We’ve teamed up with Oaklands College to call all budding photographers in the area to submit their pictures for a competition in recognition of this historic year for WGC.
From now until May 28, we want you to start snapping the areas, objects and people that you think symbolise modern-day WGC, plus write a statement of no more than 100 words of why your picture sums up the town for you.
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The best 40 pictures will be featured at an exhibition at Oaklands College in WGC on June 21.
There are two categories you can enter – 14 to 17 year olds and 18 plus – and judges will select a winner from both. Top prize is �150, with runners up getting �75.
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Send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org or post them to Oaklands College Photo Competition, Welwyn Hatfield Times, 31a Howardsgate, WGC, AL8 6AP.
Closing date for entries in May 28.
Don’t worry if you don’t have a flashy, expensive camera – pictures can be snapped on anything; a mobile phone, a disposable camera or a professional SLR.
Judges will select the winning photograph on their creativity as well as originality.