Capture a moment to help the hospice

St Michael's Hospice is asking people to '˜Capture the Moment' as it launches an inspirational photography, poetry and short story competition.

Wednesday, 15th March 2017, 11:39 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:55 am
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The photography competition will be judged by world renowned photographer Rankin and Oliver McNeil from Legend Photography, the children’s short stories and poetry category will be judged by one of Britain’s favourite children’s poets Brian Moses and the adult category by Hospice Celebrity Ambassador, actor and thespian Mark Benton.

The competition seeks to celebrate those magical moments which are often lost or become distant memories.

The suggested theme for the children’s poetry and short story section is ‘The World Around Us’, or you can simply tell a story.

There are age categories: 7 and under, 8 - 11 and 12 - 16.

Categories for the photo competition are Love and Care and The World Around us.

Rankin said: “Photography has the power to captivate people, communities and nations. It captures moments in time like no other medium and is used by charities across the UK to bring their cause to life and resonate with the general public.

“I am proud to be a judge for St Michael’s Hospice Capture the Moment photographic competition.

“The competition will provide a wonderful platform for local people to tell their stories and bring those extra special moments to life. I look forward to receiving all the great entries and picking the winner.”

The competition closes on Sunday April 30 and has some fantastic prizes including theatre tickets from the White Rock Theatre, a book bundle from British Bookshop and Stationers in Bexhill, recording sessions with Oliver McNeil at World of Legend and book vouchers.

Entry is quick and easy on the Hospice Facebook page. Please visit for further information and the full terms and conditions.

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