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Wedmore – The Turnip Prize – 2020


Spoof arts award, The Turnip Prize, has revealed that entries for this year’s event will only be accepted online due to the restrictions around the Covid-19 pandemic.

Entries for the contest, which pokes fun at awards such at the Turner Prize, will open from Sunday, November 1.

Organisers from the New Inn, Wedmore in Somerset, stress that entries should take the least amount of effort possible to create.

A photograph of the entry should be emailed to, including the artist’s name or pseudonym, the title of the entry and a contact phone number.

The closing date for entries will be Saturday, November 14, with preliminary judging taking place on Sunday, November 15, to shortlist six finalists, who will be then invited to send their entries in for final judging.

On arrival, the six finalists’ entries will be sanitised and put on a show at The New Inn, Combe Batch, Wedmore.

Final judging will take place at The New Inn on Tuesday, December 1, and the winner will be announced at 6 pm that evening.

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