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Finalists selected for community photo challenge to celebrate Norfolk Day

PUBLISHED: 16:00 19 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:10 19 July 2018

The Friend in Deed submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: STUART BEARD PHOTOGRAPHY

The Friend in Deed submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: STUART BEARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Stuart Beard Photography

Top images representing community life in action have been selected as part of a photographic competition.

The submission from Sunbeams Play for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: SUNBEAMS PLAYThe submission from Sunbeams Play for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: SUNBEAMS PLAY

Some 13 finalists in the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge have been selected.

The submission from the West Norfolk branch of the National Autistic Society  for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: WEST NORFOLK AUTISTIC SOCIETY BRANCHThe submission from the West Norfolk branch of the National Autistic Society for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: WEST NORFOLK AUTISTIC SOCIETY BRANCH

The competition was launched by the foundation so that charities and voluntary groups could take a snapshot of people, activities and places within their communities.

The submission from Speada  for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: SPEADAThe submission from Speada for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: SPEADA

It was also done in support of Norfolk Day.

The Musical Keys submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: MUSICAL KEYSThe Musical Keys submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: MUSICAL KEYS

Following an “unprecedented response”, 40 photographs were chosen by a panel to be put to a public vote on Facebook.

The Mind the Gap submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: MIND THE GAPThe Mind the Gap submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: MIND THE GAP

The People’s Choice Winner 
has now been identified but groups will have to wait until Norfolk Day, Friday, July 27, to find out if they are the winners of £500.

The Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: MINIATURE DONKEYS FOR WELLBEINGThe Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: MINIATURE DONKEYS FOR WELLBEING

The remaining 12 photos with the most votes on Facebook have been shortlisted.

The Little Discoverers submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: LITTLE DISCOVERERSThe Little Discoverers submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: LITTLE DISCOVERERS

A panel of judges will choosing the remaining two winners who will win £300 and £200 respectively.

Norfolk Day LogoNorfolk Day Logo

The top 13 pictures were:

The Hub Community project submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: HUB COMMUNITY PROJECTThe Hub Community project submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: HUB COMMUNITY PROJECT

■A Little Discoverers session for parents of pre-school aged children with motor learning development delays or difficulties.

The Echo Youth Theatre submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: ECHO YOUTH THEATREThe Echo Youth Theatre submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: ECHO YOUTH THEATRE

■An activity day at 1st Attleborough Beavers where the youngsters helped in a town litter pick.

The submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge showing the Royal Wedding breakfast celebrations in the Coronation Hall community hub for Aslacton and Great Moulton Picture:  CORONATION HALL FOR ASLACTON AND GREAT MOULTONThe submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge showing the Royal Wedding breakfast celebrations in the Coronation Hall community hub for Aslacton and Great Moulton Picture: CORONATION HALL FOR ASLACTON AND GREAT MOULTON

■A young carers group, called Speada, having fun.

The 1st Attleborough Beavers submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: 1ST ATTLEBOROUGH BEAVERSThe 1st Attleborough Beavers submission for the Norfolk Community Foundation photo challenge Picture: 1ST ATTLEBOROUGH BEAVERS

■Animals from Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing benefitting Norfolk residents.

■A two-hour character improvisation workshop for young people at OPEN in Norwich by Echo Youth Theatre.

■A young person expressing himself at a Musical Keys music session for people living with disabilities and additional needs.

■A Hoppers session for toddlers and their families at the Hub Community Project.

■Mind the Gap - A group for adults with mental and physical disabilities.

■Royal Wedding breakfast celebrations at the Coronation Hall for Aslacton and Great Moulton.

■Sunbeams Play Celebrating Autism group in action.

■A sing, rhyme and move event held in a care home where children visited older residents, organised by Friend in Deed.

■Creative Arts East working with older people in Norfolk with culture and creativity to improve wellbeing.

■The West Norfolk branch of the National Autistic Society celebrating its 10th anniversary.

■Are you organising a Norfolk Day event? Email norfolkday@archant.co.uk, tweet @norfolk or message the Norfolk Day Facebook page.

Norfolk Day shop

An online shop has been launched selling Norfolk Day marketing material which event organisers can display on the day.

The shop is selling a four-pack of flags, four-pack of A3 posters and 20 balloons at £4, while 5m of bunting is £8.

Celebration packs containing all of the above are available for £18.

Norfolk Day takes place on Friday, July 27, and is intended as a day of fun in which individuals, community groups and businesses are encouraged to get involved by hosting or participating in events.

The initiative was launched by the EDP and Norwich Evening News in partnership with BBC Radio Norfolk and has the backing of business and community organisations who are planning events for the day.

Details of events will be revealed in the newspaper, online and via social media.

To order Norfolk Day materials visit www.norfolkday.co.uk shop to buy celebratory items.

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