We invited children and young people to share their BIG ideas for Hertfordshire through a poster competition, and are delighted to present the three winners and their fantastic ideas.

The categories and winners are:

Best Artwork:

Amber age 10 with ‘The Herts Garden Show’ which includes treehouses, wildlife area and giant paddling pools!

Best Idea for Hertfordshire:

Emily age 6 suggesting more family cycle routes for all ages to enjoy.

Most Original Idea:

Emily age 11 with a stage in Letchworth Market Square, with built-in speakers and a waterproof cover and mic idea for events and entertainment in the town.

With thanks to our judges:

  • James Mayhew, illustrator and author
  • Katie Fenner, Mums Guide to Harpenden
  • Nick Howell, Widening Access and Student Success, University of Hertfordshire
  • Elizabeth Murton, Curator: Visual Arts, UH Arts

There are many online creative activities on our website for all ages to enjoy – you can get creative here.