Pro-loco Photography Competition 2023

This year sees the 14th year of our Pro Loco Photography Competition. The competition is open to all age groups and will close on Sunday 8th October 2023. After the closing date, the Shortlisting Committee will view all entries and draw up the finalists list. These will then be displayed at the Pump Room of the Pavilion on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October 2023 where members of the public will be invited to vote for their favourite. A presentation ceremony to award the prizes will be held in November (date to be confirmed).

We will notify you as soon as we can to confirm if you are a finalist. Once all of the votes have been counted we will notify you if you are a winner.

The Parish Council is currently sourcing sponsorship for the event. Confirmed Prizes to be awarded as follows:


1st Prize – £80

2nd Prize – £65

3rd Prize – £50

Best Villager (awarded to a resident of the village) – £50

Parish Council Award – £50

Young Photographer (aged 11-16) & Junior Photographer (aged up to 10) prizes will be in the form of vouchers.

“Best Picture of ….” prizes of £30 each will be awarded as follows:

Best Picture of Heritage

Best Picture of Hidden Gem

Best Picture of Riverside Kiosk

Best Picture of Masson Mills

Best Picture of Heights of Abraham

We have a special and generous prize for the Best Picture of Gullivers Kingdom – this prize consists of a one night stay in the Explorers Retreat for up to 5 people (2 adults, 3 children). Theme park tickets will be included for both the day of arrival and the day of departure. 

We hope to be able to confirm further categories shortly.

We would like to thank the generosity of the Heights of Abraham, as main sponsors, for sponsoring the adult and childrens prizes again. In addition, we extend our thanks to Gullivers Kingdom, Masson Mills, Derbyshire Dales District Council (Illuminations), Riverside Kiosk for their sponsorship.

If you would like to enter, you will need to submit an entry form which you can find below. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk –

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