Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastic Mr Fox

Wednesday 15 March 2017 to Friday 07 April 2017

A writing competition for children aged 6 to 12 years old

As part of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Creative Collaboration, Art For All and the Roald Dahl Literary Estate are holding a writing competition for children aged 5 to 12 years old.

Budding authors can celebrate Roald Dahl’s Centenary and get their imaginations flowing by writing a story inspired by the theme: Fantastic Mr Fox in the UAE.

The competition will be judged by the Roald Dahl Estate and prizes include airline tickets to London and passes for Dubai Parks.

Part of Art For All’s philosophy, and that of the British Council, is to encourage literacy and an interest in the arts – both local and of course British - and so we felt this would be a wonderful fit for our Creative Collaboration in 2017. 

How to enter

Children aged between six and 12 can write an adventurous story all about Fantastic Mr Fox in the UAE, using the characters from Fantastic Mr Fox, and then incorporate them into a new short story.

Send stories to outlining the subject: Fantastic Mr Fox writing competition

  • Age applicable: 6 to 12
  • Competition deadline: 7th April 2017
  • Prize details: 
  1. First prize: Two flights to London and tickets to see a West End show.
  2. Second prize: Four passes to Dubai Parks.
  3. Third prize: Two tickets to Dubai Parks.

We have a committee from DUCTAC (Richard Evans, Theatre Manager), a representative from Art For All (Joanna England: PR ), and a representative from ADMAF choosing a 10 story shprtlist. Those chosen will be advised by email on 30th April 2017. 

The Roald Dahl Estate will choose the winners and announce them on May 6 2017. 

For more information, please call 050-8805074. 

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