Sally Wainwright: Happy Valley and Gentleman Jack creator will help judge Halifax hotel's art competition

BAFTA-winning screenwriter and director Sally Wainwright will be helping judge an art competition hosted by Halifax’s Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant.
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The contest will celebrate the hotel's 60th anniversary and invites artists of all ages and abilities to submit a piece of artwork depicting the hotel facade.

Prizes are on offer worth more than £1,500.

Entries will be judged in two categories – under 18s and over 18s. The closing date is September 10, 2023.

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Joining the Happy Valley, Gentleman Jack and Last Tango in Halifax creator on the judging panel are illustrator Jo Bird, Holdsworth House director Gail Moss, and artist Paul Dene Marlor.

A special event for shortlisted entrants will take place on October 8 at Holdsworth House, where the winners will be announced and prizes presented by Sally.

There will also be a People's Choice Award following a vote on the hotel's social media accounts and website.

For more information visit the hotel’s website.

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