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Lichfield Arts L2F Festival Art competition closes on August 2nd


Artists are reminded that they only have until August 2nd to enter this year's L2F Art Competition. 

This year's subject for submitted artwork is: EARLY ONE MORNING and will be open for entries until Monday 2nd August 2021. 

All shortlisted entries will be exhibited in an exhibition 23/26th October inclusive, at the Samuel Johnson Museum, Breadmarket Street, Lichfield. 

All entries must be original, two dimensional, in any medium but excluding photography, with the theme being "Early One Morning". 

The maximum size for entries is A1 (23.4 x 33.1 inches/594 x 841 mm) 

Entries must be received by the closing date of Monday 2nd August 2021 either via the submission form below, by email or via sending a photograph (8×10 maximum size) posted to: 

Lynda English, Lichfield Arts, Donegal House, Lichfield WS13 6LU. 

To enter the online competition, visit: 

All entries must contain the artist's name, address, phone number and email address. A shortlist will be drawn up from the photographs submitted, and finalists will be notified by 4th September 2021. 

An L2F spokesman said ‘We have had some entries in already, and the quality as ever, is very high, but if you have some last-minute brush-strokes to put to a piece, or are starting on a new piece for the competition, please don’t delay, and send it in as soon as you can’. 

The L2F Festival has been running for many years, and this year will happen on the weekend of October 22,23 and 24th. With musical headlining acts including Megson, The Gerry Colvin Band and Ranagri, and the L2F Quiz, the famous street procession, a Tango workshop, and much more besides, there will be plenty to keep music fans entertained. For full details, visit 

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