Story writing competition


500 Pompey Words              Story writing competition for 7 – 14 year olds

             Could you write a winning story about the amazing objects you discover at Portsmouth Museum in our latest exhibition, A Hard Choice?

            Enter our 500 Pompey Words competition and you could win £30 in book tokens for yourself and have your story displayed at Portsmouth Museum.  You could also win a         fun workshop with a writer for your school, home education group or out-of-school club.
            The competition is open to children and young people aged 7 to 14, in Years 3 to 9 at school and who live in Portsmouth.
            The closing date for entries is Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 12noon.
            For full details available at
           There are over 100 objects on show in A Hard Choice, including paintings and drawings, taxidermied birds and animals, furniture, glass, pottery, a mousetrap, an eel spear      and a Second World War bomb.
            Get yourself in a tale-telling mood by picking up a self-led gallery trail for A Hard Choice – available from the Portsmouth Museum reception desk for just 50p.

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