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Wild Writers

Saturday 10th July - Saturday 21st August, 2021
WIN a laptop in our Summer story writing competition! 💻🤯
The theme is ‘Wild’, so delve into your imagination and tell us your best tale of world explorers, woodland creatures or underwater adventures – GO WILD! 🍃🐯📚🐋🦩📖🤠
We have two AWESOME Authors judging the two main categories –
🐝Jane E Clarke to judge the 5-9 years category (up to 500 words)
🦄Alice Hemming to judge the 10-13 years category (500-750 words)
1 x winner will be selected from each category to WIN A LAPTOP and 8 x runners up will win a goody bag containing books from each author, a writing set, fidget toys and other goodies! 🛍️✨📚
If drawing is more your style, then enter our ‘Little Illustrators’ category, where 4 x winners will be selected to WIN a Peppa Pig Activity table, courtesy of Tesco. 🎨✏️
Stories and Illustrations may be submitted via post, email or handed in at our Customer Service desk. ✉️📮🖥️
Please include the age and first name of the child, along with a suitable contact telephone number/email address and send to the following address details
zoe.butler@weston-favell.com – Please enter ‘WILD WRITERS’ in the subject line.
The competition closes on Saturday 21st August, 2021 at  5:30pm


In order to enter the Weston Favell Shopping centre’s Wild Writers competition, entrants must write a short story with a wild theme for one of two categories:

5-9 years category (up to 500 words)

10-13 years category (500-750 words)

Can be typed or handwritten and scanned in and emailed, posted or handed in to Customer Services.

Spelling, grammar and punctuation will not be judged, it will be based on creativity.

It must be an original piece of work written by the child

One entry per child

The child must not include any personal details in their story

The story must be approved by the parent or guardian

The competition is open to local residents to Weston Favell Shopping centre only

Illustrations on the short stories are not essential but certainly welcome!

Entries must be received between 11AM on Saturday 10th July and 5:30PM Saturday 21st August 2021. Entries received after this period will not be valid.

The runners up prize includes a goody bag containing a book from one of the authors judging the competition, a fidget toy, a David Walliams writing set, bookmarks, stickers and Weston Favell sweets. Eight runners up will be selected.

The main prize includes a Spin 713 2-in-1 Chromebook. Two winners will be selected to win one of these, along with a  goody bag.

The winners and runners up will all be contacted via their contact information provided and must respond within 48 hours to arrange the collection of the prize. Failure to do so will result in another winner being picked and contacted.

Employees of Weston Favell shopping centre and their relatives are not permitted to enter this competition.

All entrants must have consent from a parent or guardian to enter.

The promoter for this competition is Weston Favell shopping centre, Northampton.

Prizes are non transferable and cannot be exchanged. No cash alternative is available.

By entering the competition you accept these terms and conditions, and agree to participate in any publicity associated with this promotion.  If the entrants fail to agree to these terms and conditions they will be automatically excluded from the promotion.

Details are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change without prior notice.

The promoter and partners have arranged this competition in good faith and cannot accept liability in any matter relating to the prizes whatsoever.

The entrant’s personal information will only be used by our staff internally, for the purposes of the promotion and will not be passed on to any third parties other than where legally or contractually obliged.

The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the promotion at any stage. These terms and conditions are governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Weston Favell shopping centre and its partners may wish to use the information you record in your competition to contact you regarding news and events and other competitions being held at Weston Favell shopping centre.