Edie Wins Lincs Food And Gift Fair Design Competition

Edie Bowden, a Year 7 Art student at Somercotes Academy, with her winning design. With her is Curriculum Leader for Art, Sam Lyons.


Somercotes Academy Year 7 student Edie Bowden has won a competition to design a front cover for the Food and Gift Fair, which takes place on Saturday November 30 and Sunday December 1 at the Lincolnshire Showground. The Food and Gift Fair attracts more than 8,000 visitors and 150 local exhibitors.

Judges said: "Edie's entry really encapsulated the design brief of 'Christmas All Wrapped Up'."

Edie's prize includes four tickets to the Food and Gift Fair; a canvas of the winning design which will be displayed at the Food and Gift Fair and presented to Edie after the event; her design will be showcased on the Food and Gift event guide; a family ticket to Countryside Lincs on Sunday April 5 2020.

Rosie Crust, Education and Development Officer, said: "Congratulations to Edie once again and we look forward to welcoming her to the Food and Gift Fair at the end of the month."

Edie said: "I am really surprised and proud to have won."

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