PRESS RELEASE: IWA 2015 Calendar Competition Shortlist Announced

Issue date: 20th February 2014

IWA is pleased to announce the shortlist for their calendar competition.

Over 600 brilliant photographs, featuring various craft, structures, activities and wildlife from all over the UK waterway network, were submitted for the latest calendar competition which is held annually.

Waterways featured in the shortlisted photographs include the Shropshire Union Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, Kennet & Avon Canal, Grand Union Canal, Wendover Arm, Northampton Arm, Ripon Canal, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Coventry Canal, Aire & Calder Navigation, Northampton Arm, Warwickshire Avon, Ashby Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Oxford Canal, Lancaster Canal, Norfolk Broads, River Thames, Bridgewater Canal, Stourbridge Canal, Regent's Canal and the River Rother.

The photographs have been shortlisted into categories; Winter; Spring; Summer; Autumn and Cover.

People are encouraged to take a look at the shortlisted photos and vote online.

IWA is offering three free calendars to the photographers whose photos are used in the final calendar.

Two winter shots were also chosen to be used as a 2014 Christmas card. The photos were Heavy hoar frost near Rugby, Warwickshire by Roger Butler, and Wendover Arm in Winter by Chris Sargeant. These photographers will receive three calendars PLUS ten packs of their Christmas Cards.

View all entries in the calendar competition group on Flickr.


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