Leeds Waterfront Festival is also sunny side up on the weather front and have also organised a BBQ just in case the tempting street food doesn’t quite fill you up. Embracing true British Summertime spirit, alongside the BBQ and Pimms will be music, table tennis, beer pong and other games to get the festival feeling going.
The event will also most importantly be where the winners of The Leeds Waterfront Photography Competition. The competition centres on capturing the spirit of the various waterfronts and walkways that we use everyday without thinking about, or perhaps are a well kept secret waiting to be discovered. If you’re an amateur photographer and fancy a go then you still have time to enter! There are two age categories for under and over 16’s and the following categories for entries:
Under 16’s: Best Wildlife Photography ‘Connections’- a theme which you can have a bit of artistic licence with! Heart of Leeds Waterway Heart of Bradford Waterway
Over 16’s: The Future Face of the Waterfront Best Wildlife ‘Connections’ Heart of Leeds Waterway Heart of Bradford Waterway
An overall winner will also be picked from these categories. The best work will be digitally displayed at Leeds Dock, open to the public and of course there are some fabulous prizes alongside the fame!
Head here for the full list of prizes which include Bed and Breakfast for two at Bewley’s Hotel and £100 gift voucher to spend at West Yorkshire Cameras. The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday 19th June, submit your entries to LeedsWaterfrontFestival@gmail.com with PHOTO COMP in the subject bar. Make sure you include your contact details, including your phone number and age and parent/guardian’s details if you are under 16. Only digital entries will be judged.