Welcome to Art For Research Reading

AFRR have taken the decision to move this years competition online!!

The competition is open to all school age children up to year 10. This years theme is ‘THE ENVIRONMENT’ and entries will be accepted via our Facebook page (will show in the community page once posted) ....just take a photo of the artwork and upload with the child/young person’s first name, name of school/art club and year! We will also accept entries via our email account incase you are not on Facebook!

Suggested donation for entry is £2. There will be prizes for judges favourites and the public’s favourite for the most likes! The entry deadline is 26th April 2021!!!

Please see Rules page for more details.

Art For Research Reading (formerly Young Art Reading) is a brand new local community art competition and exhibition showcasing the creativity of Reading's children and young people while raising money for Cancer Research UK's Children & Young People campaign. For 2020/21, the theme for the new competition will be ‘The Environment’. The competition is open to all Schools in Reading and the surrounding areas and is an exciting opportunity for entrants (4-14 years) to have their artwork reviewed by an expert panel of judges and exhibited in public, while raising money to help other children suffering from cancer.

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For information about the 2019/20 competition award winners, judges and committee menmbers click here.

In partnership with

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Supported by

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HobbyCraft Reading logo
Baker & Taylor logo
Reading Buses logo
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