2017 PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION – Winners announced


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 Lord Mayor of York & his Lady Mayoress study the finalists in the Amateur Category. (Photo by Alan Fleming FOYW)

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 Lord Mayor, his Lady Mayoress and Graham Smith (FOYW) with the winning photographs. (Photo by Alan Fleming FOYW)

The three winning photographs, plus all the runner up images in each category,  will soon be put on display at Fishergate Postern Tower, and remain throughout the Summer 2017 “FPT open days” season.  A special event is being planned for the FPT Open Day on 17th June, when it is hoped that local artist David Patrick will also display some of his local walls artwork.   Watch this space for more details nearer the time.