29/09/2015 12:00 AM

World War 1 writing competition

Here's an exciting writing competition being run by the Leeds Church Institute, The Leeds Big Bookend Festival andNidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with a special prize giving for the winners at the Royal Armouries, Leeds on Saturday 14th November.

Submissions can be made for stories or poems around the theme of the First World War in two age categories, 7-11 and 11-16. The competition is being judged, and prizes presented, by two local authors - Susan Burnett and Daniel Ingram-Brown.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 14th October.

More information can be found and submission forms can be downloaded from http://www.bigbookend.co.uk/ww1-comp/