Get your photos in for Ruskin Park’s yearly contest

12 April 2017

Written by: Friends of Ruskin Park

Arts, culture and events - Children and young people - Focus on Brixton

Get out into Ruskin Park and send in your photographs of ‘Colour’ or ‘Leisure’ by the end of May.

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Get your photos in for Ruskin Park’s yearly contest

 The Friends of Ruskin Park have just launched their 2017 photography competition.

Now in its fifth year, this competition is a great way for people of all ages to get out into Ruskin Park and take photographs that interpret the competition’s themes.


Photographers and artists are challenged to use photography and printing in any way they see fit to make images originated in Ruskin Park, SE5.

There are two themes this year:

  • What is this life if, full of care, we take no time to stand and stare
    (Open to all ages)
  • Colour in Ruskin Park
    (Under 16s only)

Entry details

To enter the competition you must complete an online entry form on the Friends of Ruskin Park website. Complete a separate form for each image. You can send a maximum of three photographs.

Deliver your card mounted image(s) to Camberwell Library between Saturday 21 May and Friday 2 June.

Closing date for entry: Wednesday 31 May, 6.00pm.
Entry fee: £3 per entry, payable when you deliver your image.

Please read the terms and conditions before entering.


Entries will be judged by a panel of arts professionals, with an exhibition of entries at Camberwell Library

  • All ages
    • 1st prize = One Year’s Membership to Tate Galleries ( 1 + 1 guest) ,
    • 2nd prize = £50
    • 3rd prize = £25.
  • Under 16s
    • Amazon vouchers to the value of £75.


Selected work will be exhibited in Camberwell Library, from Sunday 4 June to Sunday 2 July 2017

Find out more

For full competition details please visit the Friends of Ruskin Park website.

Photo above: ‘Son in Water’ by 2015 winner, Hiroko Takata. The theme that year was ‘Park Life’.