ENTRIES have opened for this year’s Malmesbury In Bloom children’s painting and photography competitions.

This year's theme is 'my favourite flowers and or fruit and vegetables'.

Entry classes for the competition are under 4-years-old, four to six-years-old, seven to 11-years-old and 12 to 16-years old.

To enter, submit a photograph or painting, with a maximum size of A4, to the Town Hall by Friday, July 19.

Names of the artist, age, their school and contact details need to be on the back of all pictures.

After judging, all artwork submitted will be exhibited in Malmesbury Library throughout August and September.

There will be a presentation evening in Malmesbury Town Hall on September, 27, at 6pm, to which finalists and their families will be invited.

Entries are also open for the garden competition until Friday, July 12.

Judging will take place on July 19.

You can collect entry forms from the Town Hall or download one from malmesbury.gov.uk/