Picturing the Past: Photography Competition

Celebrate Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology by capturing your Borders heritage through photography.

Do you have a favourite building, monument or archaeological feature in the Scottish Borders? Why not get out and about with your camera this summer?


1. You must be within one of these three categories when the competition closes:

11 years and under

12-17 years

18-25 years

2. Download an entry form which includes full conditions of entry from the right-hand side.

3. A digital copy of the image, along with the completed entry form, must be submitted via email to libraries@liveborders1.org.uk. This should be a .jpeg file of maximum 3MB in size.

4. The competition now closes on Thursday 31st August 2017


• Book token

• Presentation of image

• Inclusion in an exhibition for the Borders Heritage Festival 1-30 September 2017

E: libraries@liveborders1.org.uk
T: 01750 726 400 (Monday – Thursday 8.45am – 5pm; Friday 8.45am – 3.45pm)

Picturing the Past: Competition sheet

Live Borders Archives and Local History Service, based at the Heritage Hub, cares for a vast postcard collection, with images from across the Scottish Borders.

Download a competition sheet from the panel on the right and see if you can identify the places pictured.

Email your completed sheet to localhistory@liveborders1.org.uk or hand it into your local Library or the Heritage Hub in Hawick by Saturday 30th September. Sheets with all correct answers will be entered into a prize draw and the winner contacted.