Excited to announce the launch of the City Photography Competition!

Excited to announce the launch of the City Photography Competition! Amateur photographers of all ages are welcome to enter.

Enter an image taken in Chelmsford or the surrounding villages and you could win prizes including vouchers, photography courses and theatre tickets.

The top ten photographers in each category will be invited to an awards ceremony - and will see their work proudly exhibited at Chelmsford Museum and Chelmsford Library.

The categories are:

Arts & Culture
Chelmsford After Dark
Chelmsford At Play
My Chelmsford (under-16s)


Get your entry in before 31 August at www.chelmsford.gov.uk/photocomp.

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