Are you ready for the Challenge?

BEA Challenge 2018 will be at Bramley Lawn on Saturday 6 October. BEA Challenge 2018 image
BEA Challenge is a great way to show and share traditional skills and celebrate local talent, and to win with something you have made – and it’s a great fundraiser for BEA too!
BEA Challenge is open to anyone of any age.
You can enter this year’s Challenge in any of the following categories:
  1. Art (open)
  2. Cake (1 cake)
  3. Knitting (open)
  4. Cross stitch (open)
  5. Embroidery (open)
  6. Crochet
  7. Model work (craft)
  8. Flower arrangement (flowers from garden)
  9. Flower arrangement (up to £5.00 spent on shop bought flowers)
  10. Photography (any size print)
  11. Jam/marmalade
  12. Pickles/chutney
  13. Savoury pie

But, If you have a skill not mentioned please enter your item – we’ll find a judge!

Get your entry form in by August 31. But you can start making your entry now!

BEA Challenge 2017 – use your skills

Get involved in the 2017 Challenge.a chance to share skills and celebrate local talent with something you have made.

BEA Challenge is a chance to show and share traditional skills and celebrate local talent – and it’s a great fundraiser for BEA too!.

This year’s Challenge will be at Bramley Lawn (off Rossefield Approach) on Saturday 30 September 2017.

The work entered goes on display for the public to enjoy from 12.00-2.00.

Who can enter Bramley Challenge?

  • Open to anyone aged 60 or over
  • and also open to Under 60s

Bramley Challenge – categories

You can enter in any of the following categories:

  1. Art (open)
  2. Cake (1 cake)
  3. Knitting (open)
  4. Cross stitch (open)
  5. Embroidery (open)
  6. Crochet
  7. Model work (craft)
  8. Flower arrangement (flowers from garden)
  9. Flower arrangement (up to £5.00 spent on shop bought flowers)
  10. Photography (any size print)
  11. Jam/marmalade
  12. Pickles/chutney
  13. Savoury pie

If you have a skill not mentioned in our list please enter your item – we’ll find a judge!

Entering Bramley Challenge

  • You can put in up to 6 entries
  • It’s 50p per entry – money raised supports BEA’s work
  • Return your entry form by 31 August – you can use the online form below, or download and print out this leaflet and form and return it to BEA
  • Please attach your name to the back or underside of your entry
  • Let us know if you’re happy for your entries to be sold to raise money for BEA
  • All entries must be at Bramley Lawn by 9.30 on 30 September
  • The judges word is final.

Good luck to all entrants

Bramley Challenge – entry form

 

 

 

Follow the trail..find the scarecrows

The scarecrows are gathering and will be available for visiting from Monday 26Bramley scarecrow trail front cover September.

To help you find them you can download the Bramley Scarecrow Trail, which shows where all the scarecrows have agreed to stay until Bramley scarecrow trail mapthey leave the area on Sunday 9 October.

They will be very happy for you to take selfies with them and share your photos on Twitter (@bramleyelderly #bramleyscarecrows ) and other social media.

The scarecrows, which have been brought to life by local individuals, families and organisations, are staying all over Bramley, Swinnow and Stanningley.

A panel of local judges will reveal the winning scarecrow at Bramley Challenge on Saturday 1 October (12.00-4.00 at Bramley Lawn). Come along and see if your favourite is a winner.

The Bramley Scarecrow Trail has been developed in partnership with Bramley Grows (a group of residents interested in making Bramley more edible and more fun), and supported by International Day of Older Persons.

 

The scarecrows are coming!

Scarecrows are coming to Bramley, Swinnow and Stanningley.

The scarecrow trail will be in place from Monday September 26 to FridayScarecrows September 30.

The theme for the scarecrows is  ‘arts and culture’, so they are likely to be writers, artists, musicians, performers, sportspeople or fictional characters.

To take part in this free event you can make a scarecrow, host one, sponsor one or donate one.

Scarecrow iconJoin us for Scarecrow-making at Bramley Lawn during the Fun Day & Scooter Rally on Saturday 17 September, 11.00-5.00. Or ask at  Bramley Community Shop for rags to use to stuff your scarecrow, and see what clothes and other decorations they have in the Scarecrow dressing-up box.

If you’re not up for designing you can visit the scarecrows on the trail and choose your favourite. The scarecrows will be judged by visitors to the trail, with winners being announced at Bramley Challenge  (Bramley Lawn, 12.00-4.00 Saturday 1 October).

Call us on 0113 2361644 or email us and let us know if you are making a scarecrow.

The Scarecrow Trail is in partnership with Bramley Grows and is supported by IDOP 2016 (International Day of Older Persons).

Bramley Challenge – share your skills, celebrate local talent

Get involved in the Bramley Challenge – a chance to share skills and celebrate local talent with something you have made.Edna Rose, overall winner of Bramley Challenge 2015, with her fabulous knitted cuckoo clock.

Bramley Challenge is a chance to show traditional skills and it’s a great fundraiser for BEA.

Bramley Challenge 2016 will be at Bramley Lawn (off Rossefield Approach) Saturday 1 October 2016.

The work entered goes on display for the public to enjoy from 12-3.

Who can enter Bramley Challenge?

  • Open to anyone aged 60 or over
  • Also now open to Under 60’s

Bramley Challenge – categories

You can enter in any of the following categories:

  1. Art (open)
  2. Baking (open)
  3. Knitting (open)
  4. Stitchwork (open)
  5. Beadwork (open)
  6. Poetry (open)
  7. Photography (any size prints)
  8. Jam/marmalade
  9. Pickles/chutney

If you have a skill not mentioned in our list please enter your item – we’ll find a judge!

Entering Bramley Challenge

  • You can put in up to 6 entries
  • It’s 50p per entry – money raised supports BEA’s work
  • Return your entry form by 31 August – you can use the online form below, or download and print out this leaflet and form and return it to BEA
  • Please attach your name to the back or underside of your entry
  • Let us know if you’re happy for your entries to be sold to raise money for BEA
  • All entries must be at Bramley Lawn by 9.30 on 1 October
  • The judges word is final.

Good luck to all entrants

Bramley Challenge – entry form