Crosspool Festival 2023

( Crosspool Festival Week, Friday, June 30th to Sunday 9th July 2023)

2023 Crosspool Festival Art, Craft, Photography, Cake Baking Exhibition, Demonstrations and Awards. Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th July, St Columba’s church.

This summer, Crosspool Festival is holding a two-day exhibition for the people of Crosspool to showcase their creativity in the areas of Art, Craft, Photography and Cake Making.

Entry Details
Anyone who lives, works, volunteers or goes to school in the Crosspool area can enter and have their submission exhibited. There will be a chance also to win some prizes, which are sponsored by Cocker & Carr Estate Agents.

There will also be demonstrations on Spinning Alpaca Fleece on Tuesday and Lace Making on Wednesday; plus an introduction to Philately; a fun and addictive hobby of stamp collecting. There will also be a display from Crosspool Members of the Sheffield Photography Society.

There is no theme to follow, just show us what you can create. You can enter as many of the categories as you want, but no more than two entries per category.

The Cake Baking and Crafts will be judged on Wednesday 5 July at St Columba’s Church. 

The Photography and art entries will not be chosen by a judge. Rather, the visitors to the exhibition will be able to vote for their favourites in both the under-16s and over-16s categories.

After the exhibition, Cocker & Carr will then put on a window display for some of the entries in the art, craft and photography categories

How to Enter.

Cake Baking.
This is open to Under 16s; Everyone over 16 years.
You can submit up to two cakes that you have made yourself.
Your cakes can be handed in at St Columba’s Church either on Monday 3rd July between 6 -7 pm or Tuesday 4th July from 9-10 am. You must include a card that gives details of

      • Your name
      • Age category
      • Your contact email and phone number.
      • Ingredients (info on potential allergies).

      Art and Craft Creations.
      This is open to Under 16s; Everyone over 16 years.
      You can submit up to two creations that you have made yourself.
      You must include a card that gives details of

      • Your name
      • Age category
      • Your contact email and phone number.

      From Monday 12th June, you can drop off your entries at Cocker & Carr Estate Agents. The closing date is midday on Friday 30th June.

      Photography
      This is open to Under 16s; Everyone over 16 years.
      You can submit a maximum of two images and the prints can be any size from A5 or A3. They can be print only or be mounted or framed on the back you must state

      • Your name
      • Age category
      • Your contact email and phone number
      • A title for your photo.

      From Monday 12th June, you can drop off your entries at Cocker & Carr Estate Agents. The closing date is midday on Friday 30th June.

      For further information on all the categories, contact crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com.

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      Crosspool Festival

      ( Crosspool Festival Week, Friday June 30th to Sunday 9th July 2023)

      Art, Craft, Photography, Cake Baking and Decorating Exhibition and Competitions

      This summer, Crosspool Festival is holding a two-day exhibition for the people of Crosspool to showcase their creativity in the areas of Art – Craft – Photography and Cake Making.
      This is open to anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Crosspool.
      There is no theme to follow, just show us what you can create.
      There will also be Demonstrations on Spinning Alpaca Fleece on Tuesday 4th and Lace Making on Wednesday 5th ; plus, an introduction to Philately, a fun and addictive hobby of stamp collecting.
      The categories for entry are as follows: – ArtCraftCake & Photography:
      (two age categories for each)

      • Under 16 years.
      • Everyone over 16 years.

      In the Photography Exhibition you can enter up to two images and the print can be any size from A5 to  A3.
      They can be print only or mounted and/or framed.
      The photography entries will not be chosen by a judge. Rather, the visitors to the exhibition will be able to vote for their favourite image in both the under-16s and over-16s categories.
      In the Art, Craft & Cake categories, there are no restrictions on the size and Judges will make the awards.
      Details of when and where you can hand in your entries will be announced nearer the time.

      Entries will be put on display for everyone to view and admire at
      St Columba’s Church, Manchester Road on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th July 2023. Refreshments will be available, courtesy of Crosspool WI.

      After the exhibition, Cocker & Carr will display in their window some of the entries in the art, craft and photography categories.
      For further information on all the categories, contact:- crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com

      Last chance to enter Crosspool Festival photography competition

      This weekend is the last chance for under 18s to enter this year’s Crosspool Festival photography competition.

      The title for the photo is: Things that give me joy! We are looking for a winning photo that tells a story to the viewer and that really captures the essence of joy.

      The first prize is £25, a memento of your win and a framed copy of your winning photo. Runners up will each receive a framed copy of their photo.

      All entries will be displayed during the festival. You can vote for your favourite on this website during Festival week, 26-5 July.

      • The closing date for entries is 31 May 2015.
      • Entries need to be emailed as a jpg to crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com
      • One entry per person
      • You need to include your name and surname, contact home phone number, age and school/group with your entry

      For any further info, please email Lindsey Beagles: crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com

      Young people invited to enter Crosspool Festival photography competition

      The Crosspool Festival committee is inviting any young person who is 18 and under to take part in this year’s Crosspool Festival photography competition.

      The title for the photo is: Things that give me joy! We are looking for a winning photo that tells a story to the viewer and that really captures the essence of joy.

      The first prize is £25, a memento of your win and a framed copy of your winning photo. Runners up will each receive a framed copy of their photo.

      All entries will be displayed during the festival. You can vote for your favourite on this website during Festival week, 26-5 July.

      • The closing date for entries is 31 May 2015.
      • Entries need to be emailed as a jpg to crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com
      • One entry per person
      • You need to include your name and surname, contact home phone number, age and school/group with your entry

      For any further info, please email Lindsey Beagles: crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com