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  • Young Writers Festival Competition Finalist Announcement

    Young Writers 2020/21

    Friday 5 February 2021 - Wednesday 31 March 2021


    Arts Richmond is delighted to announce the finalists and winners of this year’s Young Writers Competition Held in association with The Exchange Twickenham on Sunday 28th March

    Category Year 4 and under:

    ‘Wolves’ by Alba Spencer-Brown, Old Vicarage School (WINNER)

    ‘The Polar Bears’ Mission by Max Wilkinson, St Marys Church of England

    ‘My Life in Lockdown’ by Imogen Elizabeth Haddon Bishop ,  Archdeacon Cambridge

    ‘Bournemouth Beach’ by Lara Ozdalga , Broomfield House School

    ‘Missing Friends’ by Galia Isolde Martin, Archdeacon Cambridge

    ‘The Owner’ by Layla Farr, Archdeacon Cambridge

    Category Year 5&6:

    ‘What it feels like to be 11 and dyslexics’ by Eloise Poland Bowen, Old Vicarage School

    ‘The Journey’ by Celia Grace Skingley , Old Vicarage School (WINNER)

    ‘Peace at Last’ by Zakariyya Aziz,  Kew College

    ‘A Poem in the style of Thomas Hood’ by Rosie Lever,  Barnes Primary School

    ‘What Makes Me, Me with my Autism and ADHD’ by Henry Phillpot,  Archdeacon Cambridge

    ‘The Forest’ by Theo Hardwick Skottowe, Archdeacon Cambridge

    ‘Coronavirus’ by Isabelle Edwards, Archdeacon Cambridge

    ‘The Midnight Horseman’ by Anna Wilkinson, St Marys C of E Twickenham

    Category Year 7 to 9:

    ‘Why I Love Science’ by Saskia Hanson, LEH Hampton

    ‘Arctic Villanelle’ by Tilly Downie, LEH Hampton (WINNER)

    ‘The Necklace’ by Uma Cizmic , Grey Court School

    ‘In Lost’ by Anna Fibbins, Grey Court School

    ‘Audrey’ by Lara Diana Antelo Miles , LEH Hampton

    ‘Fabric’ by Lara Diana Antelo Miles, LEH Hampton

    Category Year 10 and above:

    ‘One Hundred and Three’ by Catherine James, LEH Hampton

    ‘How Much Of It Was Lies by Leah Ash, Waldergrave

    ‘The Fog and Ivy’ by Nicco Bargioni, Westminster School

    ‘Heron’ by Nia Ivanova Videnova , Richmond College

    Through Your Eyes’ by Avni Ladwa, LEH Hampton (WINNER)

    ‘Oh dear lord’ by Chloe Yun-Jen Chen, LEH Hampton