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Titanic Primary Schools Competitions

Havering Museum in conjunction with, local solicitors Mullis & Peake, would like to invite schools to enter their School’s Titanic Poster and Story/Poem Competitions.   Primary schools are invited to send in four entries from their pupils for the poster and the creative story or poem competitions.

peter mullis peak & tablet.jpgFor the poster competition children are asked to draw an image relating to the 1912 sinking of the Titanic passenger liner on an A3 sheet of paper.  The artwork will be used in a poster to advertise the Titanic: Honour & Glory Exhibition. The creative story or poem competition should be the work of an individual child and feature the Titanic.   The story or poem should be neatly written on an A4 sheet of paper.

The Exhibition Titanic: Honour & Glory will run from Saturday, 7th April to Saturday, 1st September 2018.

Each school can send in four entries for the poster and four for the creative story/ poem competitions. The maximum entries per school is eight.

The 1st Prize winners for each competition will win a 10inch Tablet and their school will receive two free school visits to the Exhibition.  The 2nd Prize winners will win cinema tickets for a family of four and the 3rd Prize will be two season tickets to the Museum and a £15 voucher to spend in the Museum Shop for the child.  They will also win one free visit to the Titanic Exhibition for their schools.

The closing date for the competition will be Monday, 4th December 2017 at 4.00pm. All entries must be received at Havering Museum, 19-21 High Street, Romford, Essex. RM1 1JU by 4.00pm that day.

Jo Briton, of Mullis & Peake, said: “The Company like to support young people in Havering, and believe it is vital for them to learn about important historic events, some of which affected our community. Last year we supported the Museum’s School’s Education Programme, which provided free school project sessions to those schools who otherwise may not have been able to afford to visit the Museum. We also hope this will encourage children to visit Havering Museum and discover the wonderful activities they hold for youngsters.”

The winners will be announced on 15th January, 2018 and will receive their prizes on Saturday, 27th January, from Mullis & Peake at 1.00pm at Havering Museum’s Winner’s Awards.

For full details of the competition guidelines visit www.haveringmuseum.org.uk or contact Ellen Owen on 01708 766571 or email marketing@haveringmuseum.org.uk

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