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BFBS Launches ‘Forces Voices’ Creativity Competition

Use your isolation inspirations to bag £500 worth of Amazon vouchers 

BFBS launches ‘Forces Voices’ creativity competition to get families to share their ‘stay home’ creative masterpieces and be in with the chance of winning £500 worth of Amazon vouchers.

During this difficult time, we know that lots of people are getting creative at home to keep their spirits up or children entertained – but they may feel that all their hard efforts are going to waste as these masterpieces end up in a box or on their hard drive.

At BFBS we want to encourage people to share their lockdown creations through ‘Forces Voices’, a creativity competition that allows adults and children to either get creative from scratch or present pieces they’ve already made and want to share with the world.

The Competition 

You can enter as an adult or encourage your child to put forward their own masterpiece, as there will be a £500 Amazon voucher for the best child and adult submission in each category.

Each piece will be judged by an expert in one of the following eight categories:

  • Written word / Audio (Adult)
  • Written word / Audio (Child)
  • Video Adult)
  • Video (Child)
  • Arts and Crafts (Adult)
  • Arts and Crafts (Child)
  • Photography (Adult)
  • Photography(Child)

Visit www.forcesvoices.com/enter to enter the competition and find all the Ts&Cs.

If the prospect of winning £500 to spend on Amazon isn’t enough, we want to celebrate all the isolation inspirations even further by showcasing all the entries on forces.net for everyone to enjoy.

Meet the Judges 

Founder of Interior Design Studio Rascal & Roses, Verity Coleman, will be judging the arts and crafts category.

Verity served in the UK military as an officer before following her creative passion and launching Rascal & Roses in 2013. She also recently appeared on BBC show, Interior Design Masters.

Film and Television producer Guy Tannahill will be judging the video category. Guy Tannahill’s film and television career spans more than 30 years and has included Hollywood blockbusters, critically acclaimed independent features and award-winning high-end television drama. He line produced eight episodes of the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones and is currently producing the Golden Globe-nominated US TV drama series Outlander.

Cpl Rebecca Brown – who will be judging the photography category – is the first female soldier to win the British Army Photographer of the Year award in the Army Film and Photographic Competition. Rebecca also came runner-up for Best Online Image and for her Professional Sport and Adventure Training pictures.

Amanda Prowse is a forces wife and International Bestselling author who has had twenty-four novels and six novellas published in dozens of languages around the world and will be the judge of this category. Her books, include the chart topping No.1 titles ‘What Have I Done?’, ‘Perfect Daughter’, ‘My Husband’s Wife’, ‘The Girl in the Corner’ and ‘The Things I Know’ have sold eight million copies across the globe.

For more information please contact laura.mcturk@bfbs.com 

About BFBS   

BFBS is a military charity and broadcaster that entertains, informs, connects and champions the UK Armed Forces.

We bring entertainment, news, sport and information services to the military, their families and veterans worldwide. We spread happiness and keep people in touch, building morale among the military overseas – offering them a valuable connection to life back home, and a way to share experiences and build communities.

We are also the home of military content, championing the military by keeping their activities in the public eye on our Forces digital channels and on our national TV channel.

And our commercial services, which provide income for our charity, span training, digital and creative services and pioneering technology solutions that enable media and communication in the hardest to reach places.

 

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