Short Story Competition 2016 – Winners Announced

Art Plumstead is delighted to announce the results for the Art Plumstead Short Story Competition 2016:

First Prize: Patricia Latter (The Sweetness of the Lime)
Second Prize: Nick Thripp (Dangerous Woman)
Third Prize: Jane Lawson (Two Cans)

Worthy runners up: Sall Moodie (Midsummer’s Eve) & Jane Lawson (Smoke and Mirrors)

A high standard was set and the achievement of the winners and runners up is all the more praiseworthy. Art Plumstead would like to thank all entrants for their contribution in making the competition such a success. We hope this has encouraged all of you to continue writing.


We are holding regular Plumstravaganza Open Meetings in the Old Mill, everyone is welcome! If you would like to be involved or be informed about future meetings, email us on or check for upcoming events on our Calendar. Plumstravaganza will run between the Summer Bank Holiday 29th of August to Sunday 11th of September 2016. See the feature in the Plumstead Mercury here and read about the initial meeting in our Blog. Events are mostly free and will range from a Poetry Competition (now open for entries), a Photography CompetitionOrienteerning in Shrewsbury Park, Open Studios and a Cyanotype Workshop. A full event list can be found here

Edible Tree Trail and Herb Talk

A review of our Edible Tree Trail and Herb Talk can be found in our Blog. The map from the Edible Tree Trail is now available to download from our Resources page.

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