Painting Competition 2023 'The Incredible Edible Garden'

Our Children's Painting Competition theme for 2023:  “The Incredible Edible Garden"


Big, big thank you to all those that entered their wonderful paintings for our 2023 competition.

Fantastic, fun, creative and colourful art pieces were judged by our Patron Lady Emma and at our Awards Presentation, on the 3rd October, the following results were declared:

Category Up to 6 Years

Award           Name                                  Representing School/Group/Area

 3rd           Layla Osiecka                          St Mary’s Church School, Writhligton, Radstock

 2nd          Alba Martin-Boullon           St Joseph's Afterschool Art Club, Portishead

1st            Evie                                               Bosvigo School, Truro


Category 7 to 11 years

Award                                   Name                              Representing School/Group/Area

Highly Commended           Bella                                 Whitchurch Primary, Bristol

3rd                                      Darcie Newman              St Nicholas Church School, Rastock

2nd                                     Connie Browning            1st & 7th Exmouth Brownies, Exmouth

1st                                      Ellen Mc Dowell            St Joseph's Afterschool Art Club, Portishead


Category 12 and Over       

Award                             Name                                                  Representing School/Group/Area

Joint Winner              Connie Brougham Pickard                Cape Cornwall School, St Just

Joint Winner              Greta Gyulia                                                     Hayle Academy, Hayle



           Connie (12 years plus)                    Evie (up to 6 years)                        Ellen (7 to 11 years)                         Greta (12 years plus)

                           Many Congratulations from all at South West In Bloom to Connie, Evie, Ellen and Greta! 






The entry age groups are as follows:

  • Up to 6 years old,
  • 7 – 11 years old,
  • 12 – 16 years old

Paintings should be a maximum of A3 in size. On the back of each painting, please list child's name, age, name of school and name of City, Town or Village and / or Bloom Group linked to.

Only one entry per age group, and they should be the winners of your local competition.

Please note artworks submitted are non-returnable unless requested and SAE provided!

The best exhibit in each age category should be sent to:

Melissa Poole, c/o 15a Moorcroft Road, Hutton, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 9RW

Our Patron Lady Emma enjoys very much assessing each year the children’s paintings  - we look forward to receiving your entries.



















Published 26/06/2022 00:00:00