Your Christmas Card

7 December 2017


Wakefield Cathedral has launched a photographic competition to find its winning image for next year’s Christmas card.

We want to encourage keen photographers - young and old - to use the festive season to find the best images for next year’s selection of Christmas cards.

Curate, the Revd Tim Stevens, explained: “What better time of the year to try and capture the winning image; we want to launch this competition now so everyone has the best chance of seeing their image on cards in Wakefield Cathedral’s Christmas Shop collection next year.”

The competition called Your Christmas, has three categories:

Images of Wakefield Cathedral - Either the building, a part of the building, or an image capturing Cathedral life at Christmas or beyond.

Images of the city – festive images of our city in winter

Under 16 category – this is open to anyone aged 16 and below and should be a seasonal image relating to Wakefield

The winning image in each category will be chosen by the Acting Dean and Chapter with the top four images in each category going on display in a special Your Christmas photographic exhibition in the Cathedral in Autumn.

The winning imagein each category will go on to become Wakefield Cathedral’s 2018 Christmas Cards and will go on sale in the Cathedral shop next Autumn. There will be prizes for the winners including a pack of their winning cards.

All entries MUST be emailed to

CLOSING DATE 4pm 31 March 2018.

Find out more about the competition including terms and conditions on our website at



All images are the copyright of Wakefield Cathedral and can be used in our publicity and our social media in perpetuity.

Every photo entry must be a minimum of 300dpi and between 1MB and 3MB

Entries can only be submitted by email to

Entries must be labelled with the entrant’s name and should include their own name, address and telephone number

UNDER 16s – should have permission from their parents/carers and their entry should include their parent/carers contact details.

We regret that we are unable to accept postal entries.

All entries must be received by the advertised closing time and date.

The decision of the Dean and Chapter is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules.

Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.

The closing date for entries is 4pm on March 31st 2018

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