Competition to design a mascot for Salford and Trafford Family Arts Festival


Calling all budding creatives! Family Arts Festival are looking for a mascot to represent them at this year’s festival and want you to design it!

Family Arts Festival are looking for a design of a mascot that is truly unique. From animals to aliens, sea-creatures to sensational figments of your imagination. Embrace your creativity and run away with your ideas to show us what you can do. Family Arts Festival is all about eye boggling art for all the family and we want to see this in your design. Oh! And don’t forget to give your mascot a name!


The winning mascot will be a key feature in the festival’s marketing and will appear on their website, posters, leaflets and stickers.

The winning artist will receive a framed print of their design and a family ticket for Barnum or Aliens Love Underpants at The Lowry.

Two runners up will win family tickets to Barnum or Aliens Love Underpants.

The top ten designs will be displayed in a pop up exhibition at The Lowry during Family Arts Festival in October.

Applicants must be under 16 and send their entry before Sunday 31 May.

To enter download the Application Pack and send your design to one of the following,

Terms and conditions

Entrants must be aged 16 and under. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. Closing date for entry is Sun 31 May 2015. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value. A winner will be chosen by a panel of judges and will be notified soon after.