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Make your Myth Competition

We now run an annual competition for students, in school years 3-8, to get creative with the ancient world!

The competition is open to all students in years 3-8 (ages 7-13). These year groups will be split into two categories to be judged separately: 3-5 and then 6-8.

2018's competition asked for creative entries inspired by Diana in the form of:
1) CREATIVE WRITING  (poetry, short story, letters, etc. of up to 500 words. Illustrations or decorative borders are welcome, but not compulsory.)
2) ART  (paintings, drawings, models, etc.)

Terms and Conditions of this competition can be downloaded HERE.

How to enter

Have a look at the photo of Diana. What is she doing? How is she stood? What else features around her or on her? Let your imagination go wild and MAKE YOUR MYTH!

Recreate your myth in either creative writing or a piece of art

Download and sign the Parental Consent Form

Send entries, along with signed parental consent forms to us.

Send entries via email to:  or post to: FAO: Esme Booth / Jennie Thornber, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA.

NB: We take 3 entries per category from each school that enters (6 maximum)


The judges will be looking for creative pieces that show imagination and originality, so do not feel like you have to re-write any of what we know. We want something completely NEW!
Winners will receive goodie bags filled with Classics themed prizes and entries will also be shared on the Cambridge Classics Faculty website and social media channels for all to see!

2018's deadline for entries was Friday 21st December 2018. 
Winners will be announced at the start of the Lent Term 2019.

This year's competition is now CLOSED. 
September 2019 will bring the next opportunity to Make Your Myth!

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