Clyde and Avon Valley Festival photo winners revealed

And a thank you to all involved

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Date posted: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Five winners have been selected for the Clyde and Avon Valley Festival Photo Competition which took place during the Festival Saturday 6 – Sunday 14 May.

Jillian Slater, Craig Skinner, Susannah Smith, Shona MacLean and Bryan Frame have been named as the winners, taking photos of the amazing wildlife and heritage features during Festival events in Cleghorn Glen, Carluke, Morgan Glen, Chatelherault Country Park and Corehouse Estate.

  • WINNER: Jillian Slater – Badger at Cleghorn Glen

    WINNER: Jillian Slater – Badger at Cleghorn Glen

  • 2nd place: Craig Skinner - Carluke leaves

    2nd place: Craig Skinner - Carluke leaves

  • 3rd place: Susannah Smith - Larkhall Viaduct from Morgan Glen

    3rd place: Susannah Smith - Larkhall Viaduct from Morgan Glen

  • Joint 4th and 5th place: Bryan Frame - Corehouse Estate

    Joint 4th and 5th place: Bryan Frame - Corehouse Estate

  • Joint 4th and 5th place: Shona MacLean - Cadzow Oak

    Joint 4th and 5th place: Shona MacLean - Cadzow Oak

  • WINNER: Jillian Slater – Badger at Cleghorn Glen
  • 2nd place: Craig Skinner - Carluke leaves
  • 3rd place: Susannah Smith - Larkhall Viaduct from Morgan Glen
  • Joint 4th and 5th place: Bryan Frame - Corehouse Estate
  • Joint 4th and 5th place: Shona MacLean - Cadzow Oak

Around 1700 people joined in with the 38 family-friendly events offered over a fun-packed nine days. The Festival kicked off in style with Blossom Day at Overton Farm, Carluke – a firm favourite in the local calendar.  It was topped off with a premiere of the Fruits of Their Labours oral history inspired songs written by the Lanarkshire Songwriters at Flowers of Scotland Garden Centre, Rosebank.

The Festival which covered a myriad of topics and locations from Queen Langoureth and the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde at Chatelherault County Park, to badger spotting at Scottish Wildlife Falls of Clyde and Urban Photography Walks.

Organised by Heritage Lottery Fund and LEADER supported Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP), the partnership would like to extend thanks to all event organisers and participants. Event organisers included South Lanarkshire Countryside Rangers, North Lanarkshire Countryside Parks, CAVLP Heritage, Clyde River Foundation, Clyde Valley Orchards Cooperative, Dalserf Church, Falls of Clyde Heritage Group, Get Walking Lanarkshire, ice cream architecture, Lanark and District Archaeology Society, Lanarkshire Songwriters, Scottish Natural Heritage and Scottish Wildlife Trust.

View photos of the Festival on the Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ClydeandAvonValley/.

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