Photo Competition

The Great Exhibition of the North has teamed up with the Northern Powerhouse to encourage you to get behind the lens and capture the essence of what makes the North ‘Great’



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The competition is open to all ages with entrants tasked with responding to one of four themes.

The Themes

  • Northern Culture 
  • Landscape & Cityscape
  • Art & Design
  • My Innovative North

The Prizes

Prizes include a trip for a family of four to NewcastleGateshead with a two-night stay at Jesmond Dene House and travel with Virgin Trains during the Great Exhibition of the North, with spending money and £500 worth of art supplies for schools.

How to enter

  • Schools and colleges are encouraged to engage their pupils with the competition and submit student responses in school specific categories.
  • As an individual through our general competition entry form
  • Via Twitter and Instagram, including our account name, @getnorth2018, and hashtags #getnorth2018 #getnorthphotocomp. You should also include the category you wish to be included in.
  • Closing date: 31 December 2017



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Competition entries

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Image The Side and Sandhill with the Tyne Bridge – Newcastle upon Tyne

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The Side and Sandhill with the Tyne Bridge – Newcastle upon Tyne

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