‘Civic Day’ event -
School Children’s Art Competition Prizes
As our main contribution to Civic Day Saturday 25th June. The Formby Civic Society organised a competition open to local schools for art work representing individual children's perception of 'My Formby' a celebration of what makes the place where we live attractive, enjoyable and distinctive’, organised nationally under the auspices of Civic Voice, the successor organisation to the former Civic Trust.
All children in primary schools in Formby were invited to take part in presenting their art-
The best entries went on display at the Formby Pool on Saturday 25th June and Book-
We thank Sefton CVS for the loan of display panels and the Formby Pool for making space for the event. It actually made an ideal venue. We thank Pritchard’s Bookshop for giving Book Token prizes for the best entries and Mark Ascroft, the pool Chief Executive, who donated a prize for the best perception of the pool itself.
He gave special thanks to Dru Haydon who had made links with the schools, took part in the judging and mounted the exhibition
On the same date members of the Formby Civic Society Art Group also held their Annual Open Air Art Exhibition in Chapel Lane, Formby and this year concentrated on ‘painting local’.
This resulted in many very good local landscape studies.
Digital copies of the children’s winning entries and photos of the display and prize-
or from Tony Bonney
For further information about Civic Day see www.civicvoice.org.uk
0151 708 9920 or email email@example.com
From Reg Yorke, Secretary, Formby Civic Society. 01704 872187
Formby Civic Society wins award