On Saturday 17th June Fishergate Postern Tower will be open from 10am to 4pm when the 2017 Photographic Competition Winners and Runner Up entries will be on display. This display will remain in place for the remainder of the 2017 FPT Open Day Dates.
In addition on 17th June ONLY there will be a display of artwork by local artist David Patrick. [LINK]
All entries submitted have now been sorted and judged by the FOYW Committee and Trustees. On 8th May 2017 The Lord Mayor of York for 2016/7, Councillor Dave Taylor and his Lady Mayoress, selected the winning picture for each group from the final entries in each of the categories. Thank you to all those who submitted entries – there were some really stunning images to choose from !
The winners are :-
The Junior Category winner – George Atkinson (age 14), from Harrogate
The Amateur Category winner – Chris Robinson, from Copmanthorpe
The Enthusiast Category winner – Lewis Outing, from Woodthorpe
Congratulations to all the winners who will be presented with a professionally framed and printed copy of their photograph + a unique Friends of York Walls Winners Certificate, to record their achievement + their own unique Fishergate Postern Tower West Wall Stone and Certificate to acknowledge their work.
The three winning photographs, plus all the runner up images in each category, will be on display at Fishergate Postern Tower from Saturday 17th June, 10am to 4pm, and will remain on display throughout the Summer 2017 “FPT open days” season.
A special event is also planned for the FPT Open Day on 17th June, when local artist David Patrick will display some of his local walls artwork. Saturday 17th June ONLY.